2018 Maryland Code
Environment
Title 5 - Water Resources
Subtitle 5 - Appropriation or Use of Waters, Reservoirs, and Dams
§ 5-510. Permit time limits to begin and complete work

Universal Citation: MD Env Code § 5-510 (2018)
  • (a) Time limit to begin work. -- Except for permits issued for the appropriation or use of water for agricultural purposes, the Department shall prescribe a time limit not exceeding 2 years from the grant of a permit, during which construction, reconstruction, or repair shall begin or appropriation or use of water shall be completed.

  • (b) Time limit to complete work. -- The Department shall prescribe a time limit, not more than 5 years from the grant of any permit, during which construction, reconstruction, or repair of reservoirs, dams, or waterway obstruction shall be completed.

  • (c) Extension for good cause. -- The Department may extend a permit-time limit for good cause shown.

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