15.15.04.02

.02 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "Existing dwelling" means a building, structure, trailer, or mobile home that was designated by the landowner and recognized by the Foundation and the county as an existing dwelling at the time of the establishment of an agricultural land preservation district or sale of the Agricultural Preservation Easement, whether or not the dwelling was occupied at the time of the sale.

(2) "Farm" means any land subject to an agricultural land preservation easement or district agreement.

(3) "Foundation" means the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation.

(4) Restoration to Agricultural Use.

(a) "Restoration to agricultural use" means to alter the land to open space so that it may produce a crop or be used for livestock.

(b) "Restoration to agricultural use" does not include altering an existing dwelling to another use as an accessory farm building.