PUBLIC NOTICE

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 to consider BILL NO. 2020-4 – AN ACT OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND ACTING PURSUANT TO THE LAND USE ARTICLE OF THE MARYLAND ANNOTATED CODE, WHICH ENTRUSTS LOCAL JURISDICTIONS WITH LAND USE PLANNING AUTHORITY TO GUIDE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT AND ACTING PURSUANT TO TITLE 27, CRITICAL AREA COMMISSION FOR THE CHESAPEAKE AND ATLANTIC COASTAL BAYS, SUBTITLE 01, CRITERIA FOR LOCAL CRITICAL AREA PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, OF THE CODE OF MARYLAND REGULATIONS (COMAR) AND ACTING PURSUANT TO SECTION 8-1808 OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES ARTICLE, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CHESAPEAKE BAY CRITICAL AREA TO REPEAL AND REENACT SECTION 68-25 ENTITLED “100-FOOT AND EXPANDED BUFFERS”, SUBSECTION 68-25C(2) OF CHAPTER 68 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE ENTITLED “CHESAPEAKE BAY CRITICAL AREA”, PROVIDING FOR EXEMPTIONS TO ESTABLISHING THE BUFFER AREA IN THE CRITICAL AREA FOR AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES WHEN SUBDIVIDING PROPERTY.

The hearing will be held by conference call, (701) 802-5222, pin no. 873725#. Due to COVID-19 there will be limited public access for the hearing in the County Office Building.

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The public is invited to provide comments which are generally limited to three minutes per individual.

COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Jay L. Newcomb, President