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2020 Maryland Statutes
Title 5 - Water Resources
Subtitle 5 - Appropriation or Use of Waters, Reservoirs, and Dams
Section 5-510 - Permit Time Limits to Begin and Complete Work
Universal Citation: MD. Environment Code Ann. § 5-510 (2020)
(a) 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) 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) The Department may extend a permit-time limit for good cause shown.
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