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08.05.01.00.htm 08.05.01.00. Title 08 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES Subtitle 05 RURAL LEGACY PROGRAM Chapter 01 General Authority: Natural Resources Article, ยง5-9A-03, Annotated Code of Maryland
08.05.01.01.htm 08.05.01.01. 01 Application.. The Rural Legacy Board shall develop an application form for use by sponsors applying for rural legacy area designation and Rural Legacy Program funding. The application shall include:A. Definitions of key terms;. B. An overview of the rural legacy process;. C. A description of the criteria for the evaluation of applications;. D. A description of the application and review process;. E. A description of acquisition procedures;.
08.05.01.02.htm 08.05.01.02. 02 Project Costs.. The Rural Legacy Board shall reimburse, or provide for the advance payment of, the following costs incurred by a sponsor of an approved rural legacy plan:A. Direct costs, which means the actual costs of the real property interests acquired by a sponsor of an approved rural legacy plan;B. Incidental costs, which means costs relating to the acquisition of real property interests, such as the costs of surveys, appraisals, title searcheC. Administrative costs; and.
08.05.01.03.htm 08.05.01.03. 03 Approval and Amendment of Rural Legacy Areas and Plans.. A. A rural legacy plan may encompass a geographic area the same size as, or smaller than, a rural legacy area.B. The Rural Legacy Board may not approve an:. 1) Application without the approval of each local government whose jurisdiction is encompassed in whole or in part by the rural legacy area; and2) Amendment to an application without the approval of each local government whose jurisdiction is encompassed in whole or in
08.05.01.04.htm 08.05.01.04. 04 Time Limitation on Funds.. A. The Rural Legacy Board may establish time limitations on the use of funds within the period of time stipulated within a grant agreement.B. The Rural Legacy Board may monitor the timely expenditure of funds by a sponsor and reallocate any unused funds.
08.05.01.05.htm 08.05.01.05. 05 Land Trusts.. A. Land purchased in fee with rural legacy funds by a land trust shall be protected by a conservation easement held by a qualified federal, State, county, or municipal conservation organization.B. A conservation easement purchased with rural legacy funds by a land trust shall be jointly held by a qualified federal, State, or local conservation organization as co-grantee.
08.05.01.06.htm 08.05.01.06. 06 Transfer of Development Rights (TDRs). A. The title to a transferable development right (TDR) acquired by a sponsor shall be recorded jointly in the name of the sponsor or easement grantee and the Rural Legacy Board, and shall be described in detail in the project agreement.B. Within 30 days of acquisition, the titleholders shall file the TDR in the land records of the local jurisdiction where the land is located, with a copy filed in the MarylanC. A TDR acquired with ru
08.05.01.07.htm 08.05.01.07. 07 Appraisal of Easement Values.. A. The Rural Legacy Board may develop a model easement valuation methodology, which shall place value on the following characteristics of a property:1) Real estate development rights;. 2) Agricultural and commercial forestry qualities;. 3) Natural resource qualities; and. 4) Features unique or specific to the objectives of, and conditions within, each rural legacy area, such as:
08.05.01.9999.htm 08.05.01. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01-07 adopted as an emergency provision effective August 22, 1997 (24:19 Md. R. 1334) adopted permanently effective December 29, 1997 (24:26 Md. R. 1757)
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