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08.19.01.00.htm 08.19.01.00. Title 08 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES Subtitle 19 FOREST CONSERVATION Chapter 01 General Authority: Natural Resources Article, §5-1601―5-1612, Annotated Code of Maryland
08.19.01.01.htm 08.19.01.01. 01 Purpose.. A. The Forest Conservation Act of 1991 requires units of local government with planning and zoning authority to establish and implement local forest conservation programs, and provides for the Department's administration of forest conservation requirements, in the absence of a local forest conservation program.B. The Forest Conservation Act of 1991 also provides that this subtitle include a model ordinance and guidance manual to:1) Establish standards of
08.19.01.02.htm 08.19.01.02. 02 Scope.. A. This subtitle implements the provisions of Natural Resources Article, 5-103 and 5-1601-5-1612, Annotated Code of Maryland, by providing for a local forest conservation program and the State forest conservation program, and provides guidance to units of local government with planning and zoning authority, by incorporating a Model Forest Conservation Ordinance.B. Recommendations, references, and guidance on the preparation of forest stand delineations and for
08.19.01.03.htm 08.19.01.03. 03 Definitions.. A. The terms in §B of this regulation have the meanings indicated. Terms used in this subtitle apply to both the local program and the State program. Terms not defined in this regulation have the meanings given to them in Natural Resources Article, §5-103 and 5-1601―5-1612, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Afforestation" means the:. a) Establishment of a forest on an area on which forest cover has been absent for a long period of time; or
08.19.01.04.htm 08.19.01.04. 04 Application.. A. Exemptions. The provisions of this subtitle do not apply to:. 1) Highway construction activities under Natural Resources Article, §5-103, Annotated Code of Maryland;2) Areas governed by the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Protection Law, Natural Resources Article, §8-1801―8-1817, Annotated Code of Maryland, including those areas into which Critical Area forest protection measures have been extended under Natural Resources Article, §5-1602(c) Annotated Code of Mary
08.19.01.05.htm 08.19.01.05. 05 Declaration of Intent.. A. The purpose of the declaration of intent is to verify that the proposed activity is exempt under Natural Resources Article, §5-103 and 5-1601―5-1612, Annotated Code of Maryland, and this subtitle.B. A person seeking an exemption under Regulation .04A(3) (4) (8) (11) and (15) shall file a declaration of intent with the approving authority.C. The declaration of intent is effective for 5 years.. D. The existence of a declaration of intent does n
08.19.01.9999.htm 08.19.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 24). Regulation .02 amended effective July 1, 1996 (23:13 Md. R. 941) June 15, 1998 (25:12 Md. R. 945). Regulation .03B amended effective November 22, 1993 (20:23 Md. R. 1803) July 1, 1996 (23:13 Md. R. 941) June 15, 1998 (25:12 Md. R. 945) August 20, 2001 (28:16 Md. R. 1481) February 3, 2014 (41:2 Md. R. 90)Regulation .04A amended effective July 1, 1996 (23:13 Md. R. 941) June 15, 1998 (25:12 Md. R. 945) A
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