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§ 10-319. Highways, bridges, and streets

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 3. Express Powers of Charter Counties and Code Counties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-319
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25A, § 5
§ 10-319. Highways, bridges, and streets
In general
(a) A county may provide for:
(1) building, maintaining, and repairing any street, road, lane, alley, footway, bridge, culvert, highway, or public place that is condemned, ceded, opened, widened, extended, or straightened as public property; and
(2) the assessment of the costs of any work done in accordance with item (1) of this subsection on the assessable basis of the county.
(b) A county may provide:
(1) that the owner or possessor of any lot shall grade, regrade, pave, repave, or repair the footways in front of the lot; and
(2) for the enforcement of item (1) of this subsection by fine or penalty.
Opening streets
(c) A county may regulate the opening of street surfaces.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-319, MD LOCAL GOVT § 10-319
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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