Town of Leonardtown, MD
St. Marys County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Leonardtown 10-13-2014 by Ord. No. 166[1]. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 48.
Critical areas — See Ch. 60.
Soil erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 123.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 125.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. 131.
Zoning — See Ch. 155.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 78, Floodplain Management, adopted 5-1-1992 by Ord. No. 72.
Article I General Provisions

§ 78-1 Findings.

§ 78-2 Statutory authorization.

§ 78-3 Statement of purpose.

§ 78-4 Applicability.

§ 78-5 Basis for establishing special flood hazard areas and BFEs.

§ 78-6 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 78-7 Interpretation.

§ 78-8 Warning and disclaimer of liability.

§ 78-9 Severability.

Article II Definitions

§ 78-10 Terms defined.

Article III Administration

§ 78-11 Designation of Floodplain Administrator.

§ 78-12 Duties and responsibilities of Floodplain Administrator.

§ 78-13 Use and interpretation of FIRMs.

§ 78-14 Permits required and expiration.

§ 78-15 Application required.

§ 78-16 Review of application.

§ 78-17 Inspections.

§ 78-18 Submissions required prior to final inspection.

Article IV Requirements in All Flood Hazard Areas

§ 78-19 Application of requirements.

§ 78-20 Subdivision proposals and development proposals.

§ 78-21 Protection of water supply and sanitary sewage systems.

§ 78-22 Buildings and structures.

§ 78-23 Placement of fill.

§ 78-24 Historic structures.

§ 78-25 Manufactured homes.

§ 78-26 Recreational vehicles.

§ 78-27 Critical and essential facilities.

§ 78-28 Temporary structures and temporary storage.

§ 78-29 Gas or liquid storage tanks.

§ 78-30 Functionally dependent uses.

Article V Requirements in Flood Hazard Areas (A Zones) That Are Not Coastal High Hazard Areas (V Zones) or Coastal A Zones

§ 78-31 General requirements.

§ 78-32 Flood protection setbacks.

§ 78-33 Development that affects flood-carrying capacity of nontidal waters.

§ 78-34 Residential structures and residential portions of mixed-use structures.

§ 78-35 Nonresidential structures and nonresidential portions of mixed-use structures.

§ 78-36 Horizontal additions.

§ 78-37 Accessory structures.

Article VI Requirements in Coastal High Hazard Areas (V Zones) and Coastal A Zones

§ 78-38 General requirements.

§ 78-39 Location and site preparation.

§ 78-40 Residential and nonresidential structures.

§ 78-41 Horizontal additions to structures.

§ 78-42 Accessory structures.

§ 78-43 Other structures and development.

Article VII Variances

§ 78-44 General.

§ 78-45 Application for variance.

§ 78-46 Considerations for variances.

§ 78-47 Limitations for granting variances.

Article VIII Enforcement

§ 78-48 Compliance required.

§ 78-49 Notice of violation and stop-work order.

§ 78-50 Violations and penalties.

Article IX Amendments and Effective Date

§ 78-51 Subsequent amendments.

§ 78-52 Effective date.