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§ 10-320. Public drainage improvement projects

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, § 10-320
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25A, § 5
§ 10-320. Public drainage improvement projects
In general
(a) A county may provide for the draining of swamps and lowlands.
Redetermination of prior projects
(b)(1) At the request of the board of managers of a drainage association, the county legislative body shall appoint a board of viewers to determine if the original determination as to which lands have benefited from the drainage improvement project has changed.
(2) The board of viewers shall have the same qualifications, rights, powers, privileges, and duties as the original board of viewers.
(3) The board of viewers shall report its findings to the county legislative body.
(4) The report shall be considered in the same manner as the original report, including the same right to a public hearing and the right to judicial review.
(5) Any revision in the original determination as to which lands benefit from the improvements shall become the basis for all future assessments for paying for the improvements, including related expenses such as damages and the maintenance of the improvements.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-320, MD LOCAL GOVT § 10-320
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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