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File #: 20-0624    Version: 0 Name: Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Conforming Certain Provisions to New State Mandates
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/5/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/2/2020
Enactment #: 20-464
Title: Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Conforming Certain Provisions to New State Mandates For the purpose of amending, in accord with a recent mandate of the Critical Area Commission, the definitions of “Buffer” and “Critical Area” and the provisions governing “Designation of the Critical Area”; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Baltimore City, Management, Program
Attachments: 1. 20-0624~1st Reader, 2. Newspaper Affidavit - The Daily Record - 20-0624, 3. BMZA 20-0624, 4. Planning 20-0624, 5. Law 20-0624, 6. Bill Synopsis 20-0624, 7. Hearing Agenda 20-0624, 8. Hearing Minutes 20-0624, 9. Hearing Notes 20-0624, 10. Planning Report - Corrected - 20-0624 - Provided after hearing, 11. 2nd Reader Amendments 20-0624(1)~1st (Comm), 12. 20-0624~3rd Reader, 13. Signed Ordinance 20-0624
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Planning Department)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Conforming Certain Provisions to New State Mandates
For the purpose of amending, in accord with a recent mandate of the Critical Area Commission, the definitions of “Buffer” and “Critical Area” and the provisions governing “Designation of the Critical Area”; and providing for a special effective date.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 32 - Zoning
Sections 7-402(b) and (c) and 7-403
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Critical Area Management Program Manual (2020 Edition)
Sections 13.1(“Buffer) and 13.1(“Critical Area”)
(As enacted by Ordinance 20-374)


Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 32. Zoning

Title 7. Open-Space and Environmental Districts

Subtitle 4. Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Zoning District

§ 7-402. Definitions.

(b) Buffer.

[(1) In general.]

[“Buffer” has the meaning stated in State Natural Resources Article § 8-1802(a)(4) {“Critical Area Protection Program: Definitions”}, as amplified by COMAR 27.01.01.01B(8).]

[(2) Delineation.]

[The Buffer is generally the first 100 feet landward of the mean high water line in the Critical Area...

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