Town of Mount Airy, MD
Carroll County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Town of Mount Airy 6-7-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Beautification Commission — See Ch. 4.
Except as set forth in § 62-2 hereof, the Forest Conservation Ordinance of Carroll County, Maryland, known as "Ordinance No. 106" of said county, as now in force, together with all reenactments thereof and amendments thereto, shall automatically be and become the Forest Conservation Ordinance of the Town of Mount Airy without the necessity of any further action on the part of the Town of Mount Airy.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said Ord. No. 106 is on file in the Town offices.
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 62-1, the following modifications to the Carroll County, Maryland, Forest Conservation Ordinance No. 106 are hereby declared to be effective within the limits of the Town of Mount Airy:
A. 
At such time as a forest stand delineation is submitted in accordance with Section 5 of Ordinance No. 106 of Carroll County, Maryland, the person submitting the same shall also make submittal thereof to the Town of Mount Airy.
B. 
Section 6G of said ordinance shall provide as follows with respect to noncompliance within the Town of Mount Airy:
"The Town of Mount Airy may refuse to issue or may revoke a use and occupancy permit for any property found to be in noncompliance with the ordinance."
C. 
Section 10A shall read as follows:
Section 10A. Priorities and time requirements for reforestation and afforestation.
The required sequence for afforestation or reforestation after techniques for retaining existing forest on the site have been exhausted is as follows:
(1)
(a)
On-site afforestation or reforestation, if technically feasible, using transplanted or nursery stock which meets the requirements of the Technical Manual;
(b)
In areas zoned for commercial or industrial use, off-site afforestation or reforestation within the Town of Mount Airy, using transplanted or nursery stock which meets the requirements of the Technical Manual;
(2)
Off-site afforestation or reforestation within the Town of Mount Airy, using transplanted or nursery stock which meets the requirements of the Technical Manual;
(3)
Off-site afforestation or reforestation within the county using transplanted or nursery stock which meets the requirements of the Technical Manual;
D. 
The following subparagraph shall be added to Section 10B thereof:
(7)
To establish forested areas within municipal well recharge areas in the Town of Mount Airy.
E. 
Within the Town of Mount Airy, Section 12 of Ordinance 106 shall be interpreted and administered in such a manner that the agreement referred to therein shall be a portion of the public works agreement between any person covered by said ordinance and the Town of Mount Airy; that references to the "county" shall mean the "Town of Mount Airy;" and that references to the "County Attorney's Office" shall mean the "Office of the Town Attorney."
F. 
Section 16B shall be interpreted and enforced so as to require that all moneys deposited to the Forest Conservation Fund with respect to property located within the Town of Mount Airy shall be used for the implementation of Ordinance No. 106 within the limits of the Town of Mount Airy.