2023 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 6 - Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 4 - Trespass
Section 6-404 - Use of a Vehicle on Private Property

    (a)    This section does not apply to:

        (1)    a vessel;

        (2)    a military, fire, or law enforcement vehicle;

        (3)    a farm-type tractor, other agricultural equipment used for agricultural purposes, or construction equipment used for agricultural purposes or earth moving;

        (4)    earth-moving or construction equipment used for those purposes; or

        (5)    a lawn mower, snowblower, garden or lawn tractor, or golf cart while being used for its designed purpose.

    (b)    Except when traveling on a clearly designated private driveway, a person may not use a vehicle or off-road vehicle on private property unless the person has in the person’s possession the written permission of the owner or tenant of the private property.

    (c)    A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.

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