PUBLIC NOTICE

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:02 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 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 PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 155, ENTITLED “ZONING”, SECTION 155-5(A) OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE TO ADD CERTAIN DEFINITIONS TO SECTION 155-13 OF CHAPTER 155 AND TO REPEAL AND REENACT THE DEFINITION OF “SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS, UTILITY SCALE”, AS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE II, DEFINITIONS OF SECTION 155-13, ENTITLED “TERMS DEFINED” OF CHAPTER 155, AND TO REPEAL AND REENACT SECTION 155-50(LL), ENTITLED “SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS, UTILITY SCALE” OF ARTICLE IX, ENTITLED “SUPPLEMENTARY USE REGULATIONS” OF CHAPTER 155 ENTITLED “ZONING” OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE, PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS AND TO AMEND “TABLE OF PERMITTED USES BY ZONING DISTRICT DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND” OF CHAPTER 155 ENTITLED “ZONING” OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE TO IMPLEMENT THE ACT.

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

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