Harford County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Harford County Council by Bill No. 93-93. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Planning and Zoning — See Ch. 16, Art. V.
Master Plan — See Ch. 169.
Zoning — See Ch. 267.
In this chapter the following words have the meanings indicated:
A. 
COMPREHENSIVE ZONING MAPS — The Zoning Maps adopted following each periodic comprehensive zoning review conducted by the county in accordance with § 267-13 of this Code.
B. 
DEPARTMENT — The Department of Planning and Zoning.
C. 
LAND USE MAP — A multi-colored map of the County Master Land Use Plan:
(1) 
Prepared by the Department;
(2) 
Showing the Department's address and telephone number; and
(3) 
Measuring at least 36 inches by 30 inches in size.
D. 
REAL ESTATE VENDOR —
(1) 
A person licensed as a real estate broker by the State Real Estate Commission; or
(2) 
A home builder in the initial sale of a home constructed by the home builder.
E. 
ZONING MAP — A map prepared by the Department showing the zoning classifications of all real property within a 1-mile radius of the boundaries of the subdivision for which the map is prepared.
A real estate vendor shall display, in a conspicuous place in each sales office the vendor maintains in a subdivision, a copy of a Zoning Map for that subdivision.
A. 
In this section, "real estate vendor" does not include a home builder in the initial sale of a home constructed by the home builder.
B. 
A real estate vendor shall display a copy of the County Land Use Map in each sales office the vendor maintains in the county.
C. 
The Department of Planning and Zoning shall:
(1) 
Maintain a list of the name and address of each vendor to which it sells a copy of the Map;
(2) 
Within 60 calendar days after adoption of a new Land Use Plan, produce a map of the new Land Use Plan; and
(3) 
Within 90 calendar days after adoption of a new Land Use Plan, notify each vendor on the list that vendors must purchase a copy of the new Map.
A. 
The Department shall provide a real estate vendor with a copy of a map required by § 206-2 or § 206-3 of this chapter within 21 calendar days after the vendor requests the map, and may charge the vendor a fee which does not exceed the Department's cost to produce the map.
B. 
Each map the Department provides to a vendor shall include the Department's address and telephone number and a statement that the Department can be contacted for additional information about the map.
A. 
The Director of the Department of Planning and Zoning shall furnish a copy of the County Comprehensive Zoning Maps, the Zoning Code,[1] the Land Use Plan, and the Land Use Map to all libraries in the county for use and review by the public.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 267, Zoning.
B. 
By January 1 of each year, the director shall provide to each library an updated copy of each of the items required by this section.
Except for the requirement of §§ 206-2 and 206-3 of this chapter to display Zoning and Land Use Maps, this chapter does not impose any affirmative disclosure requirements on a real estate vendor.
A person who violates any provision of this chapter is subject to a civil penalty of $250.