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Town of Rock Hall, MD
Kent County
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[Added 10-14-1999 by Ord. No. 99-04]
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Any person desiring to alter any storm drainage facility in the Town shall first obtain a written permit from the Mayor and Council to do so. No such permit is required for routine cleaning, maintenance and repair of storm drainage facilities.
B. 
Any alteration permitted by the Mayor and Council shall conform to the storm drainage facility design and construction standards, requirements and specifications prescribed by the Town as part of the permit.
Unless the Mayor and Council agree otherwise, the total cost for any storm drainage facility alteration shall be the sole responsibility of the person desiring the alteration and whose property abuts the storm drainage facility to be altered.
A. 
All applications to alter any storm drainage facility in the Town shall be in writing and submitted to the Town Manager.
B. 
A standard fee shall be charged for each permit issued.
A. 
Whenever any person, excluding all departments of the Town, shall receive a permit to alter any storm drainage facility in the Town, the person receiving such permit shall obligate himself to pay to the Town the sum of money equal to the cost of a complete restoration of the storm drainage facility of the Town that was to be altered. Satisfactory restoration of the storm drainage facility shall satisfy the above requirement.
B. 
The Mayor and Council, at their discretion, may require an applicant to furnish a good and sufficient indemnity bond to indemnify the Town against loss and any default or negligence of any such applicant in the exercise of the activities authorized by any such permit or for any default in payments of the costs of restoration.
A. 
Violations of the article shall be punishable as a municipal infraction. Violators shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $100. Repeat offenders may be assessed a fine not to exceed $200 for each offense.
B. 
The Mayor and Council may require any violator of this article to completely restore the altered storm drainage facility.