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§ 8-406. Zoning of halfway houses

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 8. Substance Use Disorders Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs and Facilities (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2015
MD Code, Health - General, § 8-406
§ 8-406. Zoning of halfway houses
Small halfway houses
(a) A small halfway house:
(1) Is deemed conclusively a single-family dwelling for purposes of zoning; and
(2) Is permitted to locate in all residential zones.
Large halfway houses
(b) A large halfway house is deemed conclusively a multi-family dwelling and is permitted to locate in zones of similar density.
Additional zoning requirements on halfway houses prohibited
(c) A halfway house is not subject to any special exception, conditional use permit, or procedure that differs from that required for a single-family dwelling or a multifamily dwelling of similar density in the same zone.
Superseding of conflicting general zoning ordinances
(d) A general zoning ordinance that conflicts with the provisions of this section is superseded by this section, to the extent of the conflict.


Added by Acts 2015, c. 469, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.
MD Code, Health - General, § 8-406, MD HEALTH GEN § 8-406
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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