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§ 3-113. Fisheries element

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLand UseEffective: October 1, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Land Use (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Single-Jurisdiction Planning and Zoning [Titles 1-13] (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Comprehensive Plan (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Requirement and Elements (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Land Use, § 3-113
§ 3-113. Fisheries element
Designation of tidal waters
(a) The planning commission of a county that is located on the tidal waters of the State shall designate in the comprehensive plan areas on or near the tidal waters for:
(1) loading, unloading, and processing finfish and shellfish; and
(2) docking and mooring commercial fishing boats and vessels.
Required criteria
(b) The areas designated under subsection (a) of this section shall be geographically located to:
(1) facilitate the commercial harvesting of finfish and shellfish; and
(2) ensure reasonable access to the waterways of the State by commercial watermen.


Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
MD Code, Land Use, § 3-113, MD LAND USE § 3-113
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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