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§ 8-705. Waterways improvement districts; in general

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-705
§ 8-705. Waterways improvement districts; in general
In general
(a) A governing body may establish and designate areas of land or water within its jurisdiction as waterways improvement districts, subject to the provisions of subsection (c) of this section.
Governing body as district council
(b) A governing body:
(1) Shall act as the district council for the district; and
(2) May carry out the duties vested by law or which are reasonably necessary.
Referral of proposed districts to Department
(c) A governing body shall refer every proposed district to the section of waterways improvement of the Department for a report and evaluation of benefits to be achieved by creating the proposed district. The Department shall review the proposed district and submit a report to the governing body containing recommendations on feasibility and need for the proposed district. The report shall include the area within the district, the work or project to be carried out within the district pursuant to § 8-707 of this subtitle, and the estimated cost for the work or project recommended.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1988, c. 551; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2.
Formerly Art. 14B, §§ 12B, 12C.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-705, MD NAT RES § 8-705
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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