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§ 4-109. Issuing complaints, orders and notices

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 4. Water Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Sediment Control (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Environment, § 4-109
§ 4-109. Issuing complaints, orders and notices
Issuance of written complaint
(a) The Department may issue a written complaint if the Department has reasonable grounds to believe that the person to whom the complaint is directed has violated:
(1) This subtitle;
(2) Any rule or regulation adopted under this subtitle; or
(3) Any sediment control plan approved under this subtitle.
Orders and notices
(b) After or concurrently with service of a complaint under this subtitle, the Department may:
(1) Issue an order that requires the person to whom the order is directed to take corrective action within a time set in the order;
(2) Send a written notice that requires the person to whom the notice is directed to file a written report about the alleged violation; or
(3) Send a written notice that requires the person to whom the notice is directed:
(i) To appear at a hearing before the Department at a time and place the Department sets to answer the charges in the complaint; or
(ii) To file a written report and also appear at a hearing before the Department at a time and place the Department sets to answer the charges in the complaint.
Order effective upon service
(c) Any order issued under this section is effective immediately, according to its terms, when it is served.

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Added by Acts 1990, c. 550. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 168.
MD Code, Environment, § 4-109, MD ENVIR § 4-109
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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