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§ 10-202. Local laws

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLocal GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Local Government (Refs & Annos)
Division III. Counties [Titles 9-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Express Powers Act (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Express Powers of Charter Counties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-202
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25A, § 5
§ 10-202. Local laws
(a) A county may enact local laws and may repeal or amend any local law enacted by the General Assembly on any matter covered by the express powers in this title.
Enforcement of ordinances, resolutions, bylaws, and regulations
(b) A county may provide for the enforcement of an ordinance, a resolution, a bylaw, or a regulation adopted under this title:
(1) by civil fines not exceeding $1,000; or
(2) by criminal fines and penalties not exceeding $1,000 and imprisonment not exceeding 6 months.
Enforcement of fair housing laws
(c) A county may provide for the enforcement of local fair housing laws by fines or penalties that do not exceed the fines or penalties provided in the federal Fair Housing Act Amendments of 1988 for enforcement of similar federal fair housing laws.
Enforcement of discrimination laws
(d) A county may provide for the enforcement of local employment discrimination laws or public accommodations discrimination laws by civil fines not exceeding $5,000 for any offense.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-202, MD LOCAL GOVT § 10-202
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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