Worcester County, MD
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A printed copy of the rules and regulations adopted by the County Commissioners of Worcester County under the authority conferred by § 11 of Article 25 of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1957 Edition), and any amendments thereof, and by this Subtitle, certified by the Clerk to the County Commissioners that it is a true and correct copy, may be received as prima facie evidence in any judicial proceeding.
Editor's Note: Former § PS 1-201, Height of habitable structures, added 12-19-1989 by Bill No. 89-21, as amended 11-17-1998 by Bill No. 98-25, was repealed 2-21-2012 by Bill No. 12-1. Bill No. 12-1 also renumbered former §§ PS 1-202 through PS 1-205 as §§ PS 1-201 through PS 1-204, respectively.
The Fire Prevention Code and all rules and regulations adopted by the County Commissioners of Worcester County pursuant thereto shall apply within the corporate limits of any municipality in said county which has not adopted a Fire Prevention Code of its own.
Said County Commissioners, in addition to any remedies and penalties otherwise prescribed by law, shall have the right to enforce the Fire Prevention Code and the rules and regulations adopted under the authority of this Subtitle and to prevent infractions thereof by an application in the name of the Fire Marshal to the Circuit Court for Worcester County in equity for an injunction, and a breach or threatened breach or violation of any provision of the Fire Prevention Code or of said rules and regulations shall constitute sufficient cause in itself for the issuance of such injunction when applied for and no further cause need be given.
[Amended 11-10-1987 by Bill No. 87-5]
Every person failing to comply with any provision of this Subtitle, the Fire Prevention Code or any rules and regulations adopted thereunder shall be guilty of a civil infraction. No such admission or conviction shall relieve any person from the necessity of complying with all the applicable laws, rules and regulations.