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§ 25-303. Stricter standards authorized in metropolitan district

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLand UseEffective: October 1, 2018

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 25. Prince George's County Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Municipal Delegation (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Land Use, § 25-303
§ 25-303. Stricter standards authorized in metropolitan district
Scope of section
(a) This section applies to land in a municipal corporation that is in the regional district and is:
(1) zoned for residential or commercial use; or
(2) adjacent to residential or commercial zones.
Stricter standards authorized
(b)(1) Notwithstanding any other law, and for the purpose of preserving, improving, or protecting the general character and design of lands and improvements in a municipal corporation, the legislative body of the municipal corporation, by local law, may impose stricter or additional conditions, restrictions, or limitations than are otherwise required by State, regional, or county zoning laws or agencies exercising zoning and planning jurisdiction over the municipal corporation.
(2) The stricter or additional conditions, restrictions, or limitations may apply only to:
(i) fences;
(ii) residential parking; and
(iii) residential storage.
Authorization to erect fence that exceeds height restrictions
(c) Notwithstanding any other law, the legislative body of a municipal corporation, by local law, may authorize the erection of a fence that exceeds the height restrictions or limitations otherwise required by State, regional, or county zoning laws or agencies exercising zoning and planning jurisdiction over the municipal corporation.
Public hearing required
(d) The legislative body of a municipal corporation may not enact a local law under this section without holding a public hearing on all issues.
Delivery of local law to county
(e) A municipal corporation that enacts a zoning law in accordance with this section shall deliver a certified copy of the local law to the district council within 5 days after the enactment and at least 30 days before the effective date of the local law.
Approval required
(f)(1) If the district council does not approve the local law before the effective date of the local law, the local law shall be considered disapproved and may not take effect.
(2) The local law may not take effect unless approved by the district council.

Credits

Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012. Amended by Acts 2018, c. 129, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.
MD Code, Land Use, § 25-303, MD LAND USE § 25-303
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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