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§ 1-302. Reimbursement for damage to survey station property

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions
Subtitle 3. Survey Stations (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 1-302
§ 1-302. Reimbursement for damage to survey station property
Damage to survey station property prohibited
(a) An authorized person may not unnecessarily damage the property on which a survey station stands.
Payment for damages to property
(b)(1) Prior to entry on the property, an authorized person and the owner of the property shall agree on the amount to be paid for any damage to the property.
(2) On the completion of the work at the survey station, the authorized person shall promptly reimburse the owner of the property for any damage done to the property by the authorized person who entered on the property.
Filing of surety bond
(c) If, prior to entry on the property, the authorized person and the owner of the property have not agreed on the amount to be paid for any damage to the property, the authorized person shall file a surety bond in the circuit court of the county in which the property is located in an amount to be approved by the court, conditioned on the payment of all damages and costs as provided under subsection (d) of this section.
Determination of damages by appraisers
(d)(1) The circuit court shall appoint three appraisers who are residents of the county in which the property is located to determine the amount to be paid for any damage to the property.
(2) The proceedings for the ascertainment of damages shall be in accordance with the provisions of Title 8, Subtitle 3 of the Transportation Article relating to the acquisition of private property for a public purpose.

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Added by Acts 1997, c. 31, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 91, § 27.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 1-302, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 1-302
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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