Proposed Land Regulations

Up to Date as of July 14, 2020. 

Proposed Actions provide the full text of proposed regulations and amendments, an estimate of the economic impact of an action on the regulated parties, the agency, other State or local agencies, and the general public. Proposed Actions also detail how the public may provide comments to an agency about a proposed regulation.

All Notices of Proposed Action are published in the Maryland Register.

Regulation TitleGeneral Discharge Permits and Fees for General Discharge Permits
PurposeRequire a person to hold a discharge permit for animal feeding operations (AFOs) before beginning construction on any part of a new concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Set specific application and permit fees for CAFOs applying for new or continuing coverage under a discharge permit for AFOs.
Relevant Statutory Deadlinenone
Public Informational and Formal Comment OpportunitiesThe public comment period ends on October 28, 2019. A public hearing will be held on October 21, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804. The hearing will be held in Flanders Rooms 1-3.
Other DocumentsMaryland Register Vol. 46, Issue 20, Sept. 27, 2019
StatusThe Notice of Proposed Action (19-183-P) was published on September 27, 2019, in Volume 46, Issue 20 of the Maryland Register. To view the notice, please visit Maryland Register Online.
Number of Land Proposed Regulations: 1

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