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26.24.01.00.htm 26.24.01.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 24 TIDAL WETLANDS Chapter 01 General Authority: Environment Article, Title 16, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.24.01.01.htm 26.24.01.01. 01 Purpose.. A. It is the goal of the State to preserve the tidal wetlands of the State, prevent their loss and despoliation, and strive for a net resource gain in tidal wetland acreage and function. An applicant for a license or permit required under this subtitle shall design a project to first avoid and then minimize the loss of tidal wetlands. If the Department determines that the loss of tidal wetlands is unavoidable and may be licensed or permitted by t
26.24.01.02.htm 26.24.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Water Management Administration, a unit of the Department of the Environment designated by the Secretary of the Environment to administer Environment Article, Title 16, Annotated Code of Maryland.2) "Administrative Procedure Act" means the provisions of State Government Article, Title 10, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of M3) "Aquaculture" has the
26.24.01.03.htm 26.24.01.03. 03 Delegation of Authority from the Board of Public Works.. In accordance with COMAR 23.02.04.04A, the Board has delegated to the Department the authority to reject, authorize, modify, condition, or deny applications for construction or replacement of pilings, fixed or floating piers, decks, walkways, boathouses, and related structures on piers.
26.24.01.04.htm 26.24.01.04. 04 Public Notice.. A. Exemptions from Public Notice for a State Wetlands License. If the Department recommends to the Board that a State wetlands license be granted, the Board may issue a license without public notice for:1) Projects which qualify under the general license in COMAR 26.24.02.04;. 2) Construction of a shore erosion control structure other than a revetment, if the fill area is less than 300 feet in length parallel to the upland and as close to the upland
26.24.01.05.htm 26.24.01.05. 05 Public Informational Hearings.. A. An interested person may request the Department or the Board to hold a public informational hearing on a project requiring public notice. A request shall be in writing to the Department.B. If a hearing is requested, the Department shall set the date, time, and place for the hearing. Notice of the hearing shall be given by:1) Publication in a daily newspaper distributed in one or more counties which the Department determines may be directly affec
26.24.01.06.htm 26.24.01.06. 06 Violations of Statutory, Regulatory, License, or Permit Requirements.. A. Determination of Violation. The Department shall serve a written complaint on a violator if it determines that there has been a violation of:1) Any provision of Environment Article, 16-101-16-503, Annotated Code of Maryland;. 2) A regulation in this subtitle;. 3) A license or permit condition; or. 4) An administrative order..
26.24.01.07.htm 26.24.01.07. 07 Waivers.. A. If the Department determines, from the information submitted with an application for a private wetlands permit, that a waiver of a regulation of this subtitle is in the public interest, the Department may grant relief from the requirement upon request.B. If a waiver results in the loss of tidal wetlands, the applicant is required to mitigate for that loss in accordance with COMAR 26.24.05.01.
26.24.01.9999.htm 26.24.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 14, 1994 (21:3 Md. R. 184). Wetlands regulations before February 14, 1994, appeared under COMAR 08.05.07) ―. Regulations .01―07 were recodified from Regulations .01, .02, .13, .24, .25, .27, and .28, respectively, under COMAR 08.05.05 Tidal Wetlands, June 1996Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective March 9, 2007 (34:7 Md. R. 695) emergency expired September 5, 2007
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