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15.15.11.00.htm 15.15.11.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 15 MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION FOUNDATION Chapter 11 Corrective Agricultural Land Preservation Easements Authority: Agriculture Article, §2-504, 2-509, and 2-513, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.15.11.01.htm 15.15.11.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter establishes the criteria and procedure for entering into a corrective easement on a farm subject to an agricultural land preservation easement held by the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation.
15.15.11.02.htm 15.15.11.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) Agricultural Subdivision.. a) "Agricultural subdivision” means a division of land for an agricultural purpose.. b) “Agricultural subdivision” includes the lease of any part or parts less than 100 percent of the total parts of the land for a term in excess of 20 years.2) “Boundary line adjustment” means a change in the legal description contained in the Deed of Easem
15.15.11.03.htm 15.15.11.03. 03 Criteria.. A. Approval. The approval for a corrective easement by the Foundation is not an absolute right of a landowner, and requests shall be reviewed by the Foundation on a case-by-case basis. A request shall be reviewed to determine if the proposed corrective easement will either enhance or have no effect upon any agricultural operation being conducted upon the land. A corrective easement may be used to adjust boundary lines, resolve easement violations
15.15.11.04.htm 15.15.11.04. 04 Corrective Easement Application Procedure.. Before the Foundation may consider a request for a corrective easement, a landowner shall submit the following:A. An application, completed and signed by each titled landowner to all of the land encumbered by the easement, which addresses the criteria in Regulation .03 of this chapter;B. An unmarked copy of the tax map or boundary survey which outlines the entire easement land;.
15.15.11.05.htm 15.15.11.05. 05 Requirements upon Approvals.. A. A landowner may not proceed with plans pursuant to the approval until the corrective easement has been recorded among the land records in the county in which the land is located, unless the Foundation issues a letter permitting the landowner to proceed.B. Boundary Line Adjustment.. 1) If the Foundation approves the request for corrective easement for boundary line adjustment, the landowner shall submit to the Foundation 10 copies
15.15.11.9999.htm 15.15.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―05 adopted as an emergency provision effective June 8, 2011 (38:14 Md. R. 788) adopted permanently effective August 8, 2011 (38:16 Md. R. 945)Regulation .05E adopted effective September 1, 2014 (41:17 Md. R. 971).
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