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§ 20-203. Regional functions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLand UseEffective: October 1, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Land Use (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission [Titles 14-27] (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Maryland-Washington Regional District (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. County Planning Boards (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Land Use, § 20-203
§ 20-203. Regional functions
Jurisdiction of Commission
(a) The regional functions within the jurisdiction of the Commission include:
(1) preparation, adoption, and amendment of the general plan or parts of the general plan for the physical development of the regional district in accordance with Title 21 of this article; and
(2) mandatory referrals from the United States or the State, or any unit of the United States or the State, in accordance with Subtitle 3, Part I of this title.
(b) The Commission or the county planning boards may recommend to the proper authorities amendments to the zoning laws, subdivision regulations, and any other rules and regulations authorized in this title.
Adoption of resolutions or recommendations
(c)(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, the adoption of a resolution or recommendation relating to a regional matter shall be by a majority vote of the Commission.
(2)(i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, the majority vote shall include at least three members from Montgomery County and at least three members from Prince George's County.
(ii) If a regional plan affects only one county, the affirmative vote of three members of the county planning board for the county affected shall control.


Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
MD Code, Land Use, § 20-203, MD LAND USE § 20-203
Current through legislation effective through May 8, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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