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§ 8-1808.9. Buffer of perennial and intermittent streams by local jurisdictions

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, § 8-1808.9
§ 8-1808.9. Buffer of perennial and intermittent streams by local jurisdictions
Application of section
(a) The provisions of this section apply to a local jurisdiction that is located in the Atlantic Coastal Bays Watershed and not in the Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area.
Written statement of intent
(b) On or before July 15, 2002, a local jurisdiction subject to the provisions of this section shall submit to the Commission a written statement of its intent either:
(1) To adopt provisions applying a buffer to perennial and intermittent streams that are within the boundaries of the local jurisdiction and are noted on the most recent U.S. Geological Survey 7-1/2 minute topographic quadrangle maps (scale 1:24,000) or on more detailed maps or studies at the discretion of the local jurisdiction; or
(2) Not to adopt the provisions.
Submission, adoption of provisions
(c) If a local jurisdiction states the local jurisdiction's intent to adopt provisions meeting the requirements of this section, the local jurisdiction shall submit the provisions to the Commission and adopt the provisions in accordance with the schedule of submissions for the Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area program set forth under § 8-1809 of this subtitle.

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Added by Acts 2002, c. 433, § 1, eff. June 1, 2002.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-1808.9, MD NAT RES § 8-1808.9
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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