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§ 10-206. Additional legislative powers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLocal GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Local Government (Refs & Annos)
Division III. Counties [Titles 9-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Express Powers Act (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Express Powers of Charter Counties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-206
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25A, § 5
§ 10-206. Additional legislative powers
In general
(a) A county council may pass any ordinance, resolution, or bylaw not inconsistent with State law that:
(1) may aid in executing and enforcing any power in this title; or
(2) may aid in maintaining the peace, good government, health, and welfare of the county.
Limits on exercise of powers
(b) A county may exercise the powers provided under this title only to the extent that the powers are not preempted by or in conflict with public general law.
Limit on powers to regulate alcoholic beverages
(c) A county may not pass any law under this title regarding the licensing, regulating, prohibiting, or submitting to referendum the manufacture or sale of alcoholic beverages.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 10-206, MD LOCAL GOVT § 10-206
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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