John P. McDonough, Secretary of State     ~    
Brian Morris, Acting Administrator, Division of State Documents

Title 08
Department of Natural Resources

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Subtitles:
01 OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
02 FISHERIES SERVICE
03 WILDLIFE
04 BOATING
05 RURAL LEGACY PROGRAM
06 RECREATIONAL WATER USES
07 FORESTS AND PARKS
08 DEEP CREEK LAKE
09 STATE-OCEAN CITY BEACH EROSION CONTROL DISTRICT
10 SHORE EROSION CONTROL
11 VACANT
12 VACANT
13 ENERGY AND COASTAL ZONE ADMINISTRATION
14 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
15 YOUGHIOGHENY WILD RIVER
16 BOARD OF REVIEW
17 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE
18 BOATING—SPEED LIMITS AND OPERATION OF VESSELS
19 FOREST CONSERVATION
20 SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION UNDER FEDERALLY APPROVED PROGRAM

Subtitle 01 OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
08.01.01 Advisory Committees
08.01.02 Wildlands in Maryland
08.01.03 Off-Road Vehicles
08.01.04 Procedures for Contested Case Hearings
08.01.05 Criteria for Certain Activities on Private Property
08.01.06 Public Information Act Requests
08.01.07 Chesapeake Forest Lands
08.01.08 Form and Procedure for Petitions for Declaratory Rulings
08.01.09 Land Acquisition and Transfer

Subtitle 02 FISHERIES SERVICE
08.02.01 General
08.02.02 Soft-Shell Clams
08.02.03 Crabs
08.02.04 Oysters
08.02.05 Fish
08.02.06 Snapping Turtles
08.02.07 Hard-Shell Clams
08.02.08 Shellfish—General
08.02.09 Aquatic Animals
08.02.10 Horseshoe Crabs
08.02.11 Fishing in Nontidal Waters
08.02.12 Endangered and Threatened Fish Species
08.02.13 Fishing License—Point Assignment, License Revocation and Suspension Schedule and Criteria, and Hearing Procedure
08.02.14 Aquaculture Permits
08.02.15 Striped Bass
08.02.16 Oyster Recovery Areas
08.02.17 Fish Refuges
08.02.18 Fishing Guide Provisions
08.02.19 Nuisance and Prohibited Species
08.02.20 Bait
08.02.21 Yellow Perch
08.02.22 Sharks
08.02.23 Shellfish Aquaculture and Leasing
08.02.24 Seafood Marketing
08.02.25 Gear
08.02.26 Shell Recycling Tax Credit

Subtitle 03 WILDLIFE
08.03.01 General
08.03.02 Use of Wildlife Areas
08.03.03 Open Seasons, Bag Limits for Game Birds and Game Animals
08.03.04 Forest Wildlife
08.03.05 Upland Game Birds and Mammals
08.03.06 Furbearer Wildlife
08.03.07 Waterfowl
08.03.08 Threatened and Endangered Species
08.03.09 Wildlife Possession
08.03.10 General Wildlife Hunting Regulations
08.03.11 Reptile and Amphibian Possession and Permits
08.03.12 Wildlife Rehabilitation
08.03.13 Regulated Shooting Areas
08.03.14 Waterfowl Outfitting and Guiding
08.03.15 Wildlife Damage Control Permits

Subtitle 04 BOATING
08.04.01 Definitions
08.04.02 Maryland Boat Act Advisory Committee
08.04.03 Certificate of Boat Number
08.04.04 Operation of Boats - Repealed
08.04.05 Personal Watercraft - Recodified to COMAR 08.18.02
08.04.06 Marine Gathering Permits
08.04.07 Boating Accidents
08.04.08 Boat Livery Operation
08.04.09 Boat Dealer License
08.04.10 Certificate of Title
08.04.11 Waterways Improvement—Dredging
08.04.12 Security Interest Recordation
08.04.13 Mooring Devices
08.04.14 Documented Vessels
08.04.15 Noise Level Limits of Vessels - Recodified to COMAR 08.18.03
08.04.16 Severn River Vessel Management Area - Recodified to COMAR 08.18.24

Subtitle 05 RURAL LEGACY PROGRAM
08.05.01 General

Subtitle 06 RECREATIONAL WATER USES
08.06.01 Potomac River Safety
08.06.02 Interference with Approved Powerboat Races, Regattas, or Exhibitions

Subtitle 07 FORESTS AND PARKS
08.07.01 State Forests
08.07.02 Roadside Tree Care
08.07.03 Forest Management Programs
08.07.04 Forest Fire Protection
08.07.05 Woodland Incentive Program
08.07.06 Use of State Parks
08.07.07 Licensed Tree Experts
08.07.08 Licensed Forest Products Operator

Subtitle 08 DEEP CREEK LAKE
08.08.01 General Provisions
08.08.02 Boating and Lake Uses - Repealed
08.08.03 Buffer Strip Uses
08.08.04 Nonconforming Uses - Repealed
08.08.05 Permits
08.08.06 Permit Suspension and Revocation
08.08.07 Removal of Docks, Mooring Buoys, Structures, and Facilities
08.08.08 Appeals
08.08.09 Violation of Regulations

Subtitle 09 STATE-OCEAN CITY BEACH EROSION CONTROL DISTRICT
08.09.01 Activities or Uses in the Beach Erosion Control District
08.09.02 Beach Erosion Control District

Subtitle 10 SHORE EROSION CONTROL
08.10.01 General

Subtitle 11 VACANT

Subtitle 12 BOARD OF WELL DRILLERS
08.12.00 Transferred to the Department of Environment, COMAR 26.05.01

Subtitle 13 ENERGY AND COASTAL ZONE ADMINISTRATION
08.13.01 Power Plant Siting Program
08.13.02 Deep Mining of Coal - Repealed
08.13.03 Coastal Facilities Review - Transferred to Title 26 Dept. of the Environment
08.13.04 Operation and Reclamation of Bituminous Coal Strip Mines - Transferred to Title 26 Department of the Environment

Subtitle 14 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
08.14.00 Transferred to Title 26 Department of the Environment

Subtitle 15 YOUGHIOGHENY WILD RIVER
08.15.01 General Regulations
08.15.02 Permitted Use and Development
08.15.03 Exemption
08.15.04 Commercial Whitewater Boating Safety

Subtitle 16 BOARD OF REVIEW
08.16.01 Regulations of the Board of Review - Repealed

Subtitle 17 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE
08.17.00 Transferred to COMAR 14.27

Subtitle 18 BOATING—SPEED LIMITS AND OPERATION OF VESSELS
08.18.01 General
08.18.02 Personal Watercraft
08.18.03 Noise Level Limits of Vessels
08.18.04 Safety Equipment
08.18.05 Back River
08.18.06 Bohemia River
08.18.07 Chesapeake Bay
08.18.08 Chester River
08.18.09 Choptank River
08.18.10 Eastern Bay
08.18.11 Gunpowder River
08.18.12 Little Annemessex River
08.18.13 Magothy River
08.18.14 Middle River
08.18.15 Miles River
08.18.16 Nanticoke River
08.18.17 Northeast River
08.18.18 Ocean City—Back Bay Areas
08.18.19 Patapsco River
08.18.20 Patuxent River
08.18.21 Potomac River
08.18.22 Rhode River
08.18.23 Sassafras River
08.18.24 Severn River Vessel Management Area
08.18.25 South River
08.18.26 Susquehanna River
08.18.27 Tred Avon River
08.18.28 West River
08.18.29 Whitehall Bay
08.18.30 Wicomico River
08.18.31 Elk River
08.18.32 Pocomoke River
08.18.33 Deep Creek Lake
08.18.34 Little Choptank River
08.18.35 Jennings Randolph Lake
08.18.36 Blackwater River
08.18.37 Department Managed Lakes
08.18.38 Bush River
08.18.39 Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
08.18.40 JetPack Vessel

Subtitle 19 FOREST CONSERVATION
08.19.01 General
08.19.02 State Review and Approval of a Local Program
08.19.03 Model Forest Conservation Ordinance
08.19.04 State Forest Conservation Program
08.19.05 Forest Conservation Maintenance and Management Agreements
08.19.06 Additional Requirements for State and Local Programs

Subtitle 20 SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION UNDER FEDERALLY APPROVED PROGRAM
08.20.00 - Transferred to Title 26 Department of the Environment