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Notice of Public Hearing-Bill No. 2017-3 Critical Area Ordinance Text Amendment


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

 

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 to consider BILL NO. 2017-3 - AN ACT OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY MARYLAND, ACTING PURSUANT TO THE LAND USE ARTICLE OF THE MARYLAND ANNOTATED CODE, WHICH ENTRUSTS LOCAL JURISDICTIONS WITH LAND USE PLANNING AUTHORITY TO GUIDE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT AND ACTING PURSUANT TO TITLE 27, CRITICAL AREA COMMISSION FOR THE CHESAPEAKE AND ATLANTIC COASTAL BAYS, SUBTITLE 01, CRITERIA FOR LOCAL CRITICAL AREA PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, OF THE CODE OF MARYLAND REGULATIONS (COMAR) AND ACTING PURSUANT TO SECTION 8-1808 OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES ARTICLE, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CHESAPEAKE BAY CRITICAL AREA, TO REPEAL CHAPTER 62 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, AGRICULTURAL USE, AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 97 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, FORESTRY, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 100-13, CRITICAL AREA PROTECTION, AND SECTION 100-13.1, CIVIL PENALTIES IN CRITICAL AREA; ADMINISTRATIVE ABATEMENT ORDERS, OF CHAPTER 100 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, GRADING, EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL, AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE XV, ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS, SECTION 134-31, CRITICAL AREA PROTECTION, OF CHAPTER 134 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT, AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE XII, CRITICAL AREA PROTECTION, SECTION 140-49 THROUGH SECTION 140-55.1 OF CHAPTER 140 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS, AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS SET FORTH IN SECTION 155-13, TERMS DEFINED IN CHAPTER 155 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, ZONING, AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE VII, DISTRICT REGULATIONS, SECTION 155-38, CA CRITICAL AREA PROTECTION DISTRICT, OF CHAPTER 155 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED, ZONING, AND TO ENACT NEW CHAPTER 68 ENTITLED, CHESAPEAKE BAY CRITICAL AREA, TO THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ITS TRIBUTARIES

 

The public is invited to attend the hearing and to provide comments.

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COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND

By:  Ricky C. Travers, President