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26.02.03.00.htm 26.02.03.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 02 OCCUPATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL HAZARDS Chapter 03 Control of Noise Pollution Authority: Environment Article, ยง3-401, Annotated Code of Maryland PrefaceThe Environmental Noise Act of 1974 of the State of Maryland declares as policy the limitation of noise to that level which will protect the health, general welfare, and property of the people of the State. It requires that the Department assume resp
26.02.03.01.htm 26.02.03.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "ANSI" means American National Standards Institute or its successor bodies.. 2) "Construction" means any site preparation, assembly, erection, repair, alteration, or similar activity.3) "Curtilage" means the enclosed land surrounding a house or dwelling and includes all areas maintained in lawn or horticultural plantings and may be bounded by a fence or wa
26.02.03.02.htm 26.02.03.02. 02 Environmental Noise Standards.. A. Precepts.. 1) It is known that noise above certain levels is harmful to the health of humans. Although precise levels at which all adverse health effects occur have not definitely been ascertained, it is known that one's well-being can be affected by noise through loss of sleep, speech interference, hearing impairment, and a variety of other psychological and physiological factors. The establishment of ambient noise standards, or go
26.02.03.03.htm 26.02.03.03. 03 Repealed.
26.02.03.04.htm 26.02.03.04. 04 Repealed..
26.02.03.05.htm 26.02.03.05. 05 Penalties.. A. Civil Penalty. Any person who willfully violates these regulations shall be liable to a civil penalty of not more than $10,000. Each day during which a violation continues there shall be liability for a separate penalty.B. Plan for Compliance. A violator who has submitted a plan for compliance with these regulations and has that plan or amendments to it approved by the Secretary, upon recommendation of the Department, may not be considered t
26.02.03.9999.htm 26.02.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 6, 1975 (2:17 Md. R. 1189). Regulation .01A-1, W-1 adopted effective February 15, 1982 (9:3 Md. R. 222) repealed effective March 28, 1983 (10:6 Md. R. 558)Regulations .01 and .03A, B, D amended effective September 14, 1977 (4:19 Md. R. 1468). Regulation .01C amended effective March 28, 1983 (10:6 Md. R. 558). Regulations .01C, Q; .02B; .03B, D amended effective February 15, 1982 (9:3 Md. R. 222). Regulation .03A amended a
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