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§ 8-1001. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 10. Shore Erosion Control (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-1001
§ 8-1001. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Benefited property
(b)(1) “Benefited property” means land immediately abutting the waters of the State that is protected by an erosion control project constructed under the provisions of this subtitle.
(2) “Benefited property” includes land in the vicinity of the waters of the State that is protected by the erosion control project when:
(i) The owner of the land has rights of access to land immediately abutting the waters; and
(ii) The owner is a party to the application for assistance in the project.
(c) “Fund” means the Shore Erosion Control Construction Loan Fund.
Net project construction cost
(d) “Net project construction cost” means the construction cost paid from the Fund, equal to the project construction cost, plus any excess costs, less the property owner's cash contribution.
Project construction cost
(e) “Project construction cost” means the estimated cost to design and construct a shore erosion control project, exclusive of supervision, inspection, and maintenance costs.
Property owner’s cash contribution
(f) “Property owner's cash contribution” means the sum an owner of property benefited by a shore erosion control project is required to pay in a lump sum prior to construction of the project.
Shore erosion control project
(g) “Shore erosion control project” means a competently designed work project, which may include but is not limited to erection or placement of bulkheads, groins, or other erosion control devices, and measures required to stabilize waterside, shorelines, and banks, and to change drainage patterns, all in order to halt or retard erosion of shorelines and deposit of eroded sediments in the waters of the State.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4 § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1980, c. 615, § 1; Acts 1988, c. 174; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2; Acts 1990, c. 43; Acts 1991, c. 55, § 1; Acts 1999, c. 483, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
Formerly Art. 66C, §§ 756A, 758A.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-1001, MD NAT RES § 8-1001
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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