2019 Maryland Code
Title 5 - Water Resources
Subtitle 8 - Flood Control and Watershed Management
§ 5-804. Duties of Department
(a) The Department shall assure that State construction projects and State-assisted construction projects meet the requirements of this subtitle.
(b) The Department shall evaluate the effects of changes in the character of the watersheds. In order to assist the Department, the subdivisions shall provide the Department with information on local development, changes in land use, and other physical changes. The Department is the depository for all flood-related data and activities with regard to the provisions of § 5-803 of this subtitle.
(c) The Department periodically shall review the maps of flood hazard areas and local activities undertaken pursuant to this subtitle to determine whether its provisions are being adhered to.