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§ 8-1808.6. New or expanded marinas, water quality protection

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 18. Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area Protection Program (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-1808.6
§ 8-1808.6. New or expanded marinas, water quality protection
Application of section
(a)(1) This section applies notwithstanding:
(i) Any other provisions of this subtitle;
(ii) Any criteria or guidelines adopted by the Commission under this subtitle; or
(iii) Any provision of a local program or program amendments as approved before October 1, 1995.
(2) This section applies to applicants seeking project approval of a new or expanded marina.
Minimization of adverse impacts on water quality
(b)(1) A local jurisdiction shall provide credit to an applicant if an applicant takes quantifiable actions, before the initiation of the development of a new or expanded marina, to minimize adverse impacts on water quality that may result from the completion of the development of the marina.
(2) Any credits provided to an applicant under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be applied during the project approval process in assessing the degree to which:
(i) Adverse impacts to water quality of a new or expanded marina project will be minimized or avoided; and
(ii) Water quality will be improved as a result of the development of the marina project.

Credits

Added by Acts 1995, c. 626, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1995.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-1808.6, MD NAT RES § 8-1808.6
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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