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§ 5-701. Powers and duties of Department

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 5. Water Resources (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Flood Control and Water Supply Powers and Functions
MD Code, Environment, § 5-701
§ 5-701. Powers and duties of Department
Program for controlling flooding waters; cooperation with federal and local government
(a) The Department is responsible for developing and carrying out a long range program for controlling flood waters in the State. In addition, the Department shall cooperate with the federal and local governments to control State flood waters and serve in a liaison capacity to these governments in any flood control matter.
Technical assistance to local government and state units; financial assistance
(b) The Department shall provide technical assistance to local governments and other State units to interpret flood information and draft local land use and other regulations pertaining to areas subject to flooding. It shall review plans for local public works and exercise regulatory control over them in or on waters of the State as provided in Subtitle 5 of this title. The Department shall administer financial assistance for flood control as funds for this purpose are made available.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1. Renumbered from Natural Resources § 8-901 by Acts 1995, c. 488, § 1, eff. July 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1995, c. 488, § 16, eff. July 1, 1995.
Formerly Art. 96A, §§ 50, 51.
MD Code, Environment, § 5-701, MD ENVIR § 5-701
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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