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§ 4-114. Requirements for department action

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, § 4-114
§ 4-114. Requirements for department action
Notice to delegated county or municipality; joint inspection
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, before the Department exercises its authority under § 4-109 or § 4-110 of this subtitle, the Department shall:
(1) Notify the delegated county or municipality of the violation and the Department's intended action; and
(2) Provide reasonable opportunity for a joint inspection with a representative of the delegated county or municipality.
Substantial threat to environment
(b) If the Department determines that there is a substantial threat to the environment, the Department may take appropriate enforcement action without first providing a reasonable opportunity for a joint inspection under subsection (a)(2) of this section.

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Added by Acts 1990, c. 550. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 168.
MD Code, Environment, § 4-114, MD ENVIR § 4-114
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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