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§ 8-221. Land qualifying for planned development

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTax-Property

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 8. Valuation and Assessment
Subtitle 2. Assessment Procedures
Part II. Use Assessments
MD Code, Tax - Property, § 8-221
§ 8-221. Land qualifying for planned development
Land that is assessed under § 8-222 of this subtitle must:
(1) be located in an area shown on a current master plan or a general or regional plan, or otherwise designated for planned development by a plan adopted by the county or municipal corporation that has planning or zoning jurisdiction over the land;
(2) be zoned in a classification that:
(i) permits development only under the plans listed in item (1) of this section;
(ii) requires a land use and comprehensive site development or subdivision plan, approved before development by the county or municipal corporation that has planning or zoning jurisdiction over the land, if those plans consider:
1. land use;
2. utility requirements;
3. highway needs;
4. water and sewers;
5. industrial uses;
6. economic and job opportunities; and
7. recreation and civic life; and
(iii) requires the owner of the land to pay for or provide the following public facilities that are usually paid for or provided by a county or municipal corporation or a unit of the county or municipal corporation under other zoning classifications:
1. streets and roads;
2. walkways;
3. open spaces;
4. parks;
5. school sites; and
6. other property needed for public use;
(3) except for intervening rights-of-way, easements, or grants for public or quasi-public uses, be contiguous tracts of land of not less than 500 acres owned by 1 or more persons; and
(4) be primarily undeveloped at the time the land is placed in the zoning classification.


Added by Acts 1985, c. 8, § 2, eff. Feb. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 2004, c. 416, § 1, eff. June 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 81, § 19.
MD Code, Tax - Property, § 8-221, MD TAX PROPERTY § 8-221
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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