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08.07.08.00.htm 08.07.08.00. Title 08 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES Subtitle 07 FORESTS AND PARKS Chapter 08 Licensed Forest Products Operator Authority: Natural Resources Article, §5-608, Annotated Code of Maryland
08.07.08.01.htm 08.07.08.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Commercial logging or timber harvesting operations” means the cutting and removing of tree stems from a site for commercial purposes while leaving the root mass intact.2) Forest Products.. i) “Forest products” includes trees or parts of trees that are harvested for compensation.. ii) “Forest products” includes green lumber, logs, pulpwood, firewood, bark
08.07.08.02.htm 08.07.08.02. 02 License Required.. Forest products may be sold for compensation only by a person licensed as a forest products operator by the Department.
08.07.08.03.htm 08.07.08.03. 03 Responsibilities.. A. A licensed forest products operator shall comply in all respects with applicable statutes and regulations pertaining to forest products operations.B. A licensed forest products operator may not engage in any form of false or misleading advertising or promotional activities, including the falsification or misrepresentation of:1) The professional or trade qualifications or affiliations of the forest products operator; or.
08.07.08.04.htm 08.07.08.04. 04 Supervision.. A licensed forest products operator is responsible for the quality and content of all work and acts performed by those working under the license.
08.07.08.05.htm 08.07.08.05. 05 Requirements for Licensure.. A. Qualifications; Issuance. The Department shall issue a forest products operator license to any applicant who:1) Pays the fee of $20 per year; and. 2) Completes a form provided by the Department indicating the applicant’s sales of forest products during the previous calendar year.B. Licensee to Carry Insurance. Every licensee shall obtain workman’s compensation insurance in an amount meeting the minimum requirements established
08.07.08.06.htm 08.07.08.06. 06 Prohibited Conduct.. Illegal Action and Activity. A person may not:. A. Solicit, advertise, or represent oneself to the public as a forest products operator without having received a license;B. After having received the license and subsequently losing it by revocation or suspension, continue to represent oneself as a licensed forest products operator; orC. Use the title or abbreviation “F.P.O. or any other words, letters, or abbreviations tending to indicate that one is a lice
08.07.08.07.htm 08.07.08.07. 07 Suspension and Revocation.. A. The Department may permanently revoke or temporarily suspend the license of any licensed forest products operator who:1) Is guilty of any fraud or deceit in obtaining the license;. 2) Violates any provision of Natural Resources Article, §5-608, Annotated Code of Maryland or this chapter.B. The Department shall provide notice of its intent to suspend or revoke a license in accordance with Natural Resources Article, §5-608(c) Annotated
08.07.08.9999.htm 08.07.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 14, 2011 (38:23 Md. R. 1420). Regulation .05A amended effective January 7, 2016 (42:26 Md. R. 1594).
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