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Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances

The Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances of Carroll County is a compilation of all local laws and ordinances in effect in Carroll County. The Code of Public Local Laws contains 14 titles passed by the Maryland General Assembly. Other laws in effect in Carroll County may be found in the Annotated Code of Maryland, specifically Article 25 which applies to Commissioner counties. The Code is periodically supplemented as local laws are enacted or amended and as ordinances are adopted or amended.

The 2004 Edition of the Code may be purchased from the Department of the County Attorney for $60.00. Future supplements will be available for purchase from The County Attorney. The Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances is also accessible on the Internet - Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances

PROPOSED ORDINANCE CHANGES AND REVISIONS:

Proposed New Chapter 130, Drugs and Related Offenses – Synthetic Drugs:
Notice of Public Hearing
Public Hearing: : Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m., County Office Building, Room 311


PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS:

Proposed amendments to the Ten Year Solid Waste Plan
Proposed Resolution
Notice of Public Hearing
Public Hearing: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 10:00 a.m., Room 311 of the County Office Building


ADOPTED ORDINANCE CHANGES AND REVISIONS:

Ordinance No. 2011-09 – Chapter 97, Construction Codes, § 97-7.2B(24) – pressure relief valves
Ordinance No. 2011-10 – Chapter 97, Construction Codes, § 97-7.2B(19.1) – required number of plumbing fixtures
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: November 17, 2011

Ordinance No. 2012-01 – Amendments to Chapter 179, Sewer and Water – bulk water rates
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: February 13, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-02 – Chapter 71, Adequate Public Facilities and Concurrency Management
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: March 13, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-03 – Chapter 97 Construction Codes
Notice of Adoption

Amends the building, electrical, and plumbing codes of Chapter 97, Construction Codes, affected by the State’s adoption of the Maryland Building Performance Standards COMAR 05.02.07 on January 1, 2012.

Effective Date: July 1, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-04 – Chapter 209, Taxation
Notice of Adoption

Extends the term of the tax credit currently offered to spouses of fallen law enforcement officers and rescue workers and expands the credit to include correctional officers and disabled law enforcement officers, correctional officers, or rescue workers.

Effective Date: May 17, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-07 – Amendments to Chapter 223, Zoning – funeral establishments and crematoria
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: July 3, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-08 – Amendments to Chapter 223, Zoning – conveyor systems for the transportation of aggregate materials
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: October 24, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-09 – Amendments to Chapter 121, Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: December 31, 2012

Ordinance No. 2012-10 – Amendments to Chapter 103, Development and Subdivision of Land (Septic Minor Subdivisions)
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: December 31, 2012

Ordinance No. 2013-01 – Chapter 10 – English as the Official Language of Carroll County
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: January 30, 2013

Economic Relief 2
Ordinance No. 2013-02 – Chapter 134, Landscape Enhancement of Development
Ordinance No. 2013-03 – Chapter 223, Zoning
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: April 8, 2013

Carroll County Public Housing Authority Streamlined Plan, FY2013
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: April 8, 2013

Ordinance No. 2013-07 – Stabilization Arrangement within the County’s General Fund
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: July 28, 2013

Ordinance No. 2013-08 – Chapter 185, Solid Waste – firearms and weapons at County Solid Waste Acceptance Facilities
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: September 11, 2013

Ordinance No. 2013-09 – Chapter 223, Zoning – Billboards/Signs; Lawn Care and Maintenance; and Conditional Use Consistency
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: September 16, 2013

Ordinance No. 2013-010 – Amendments to Chapter 103, Development and Subdivision of Land
Notice of Adoption
Purpose: Use-in-Common Driveway Relief Provisions
Effective Date: December 1, 2013

Ordinance No. 2013-11 – Amendments to Chapter 223, Zoning
Notice of Adoption
Purpose: Mining Provisions
Effective Date: December 1, 2013

Ordinance No. 2013-13 – Certified Law Officers Pension Plan
Ordinance No. 2013-14 – 401k Plan
Ordinance No. 2013-15 – Pension Plan
Ordinance No. 2013-16 – 457 Plan
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: October 1, 2012

Ordinance No. 2014-01 – Amendments to Chapter 103, Development and Subdivision of Land – Cluster Subdivision Requirements
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: February 7, 2014

Ordinance No. 2014-03 – New County Code
Notice of Adoption
Effective Date: May 1, 2014

Bureau of Housing – Annual Plan
Notice of Adoption


ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS:

ZONING HEARINGS:

Zoning Map Amendment Requests:
Notice of Public Hearing - Rezoning Case #222 – Dickenson Road Property (Tract Z1) Zoning Map Amendment
Public Hearing: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:00 a.m., Room 311 of the County Office Building

Comprehensive Rezoning:
Comprehensive and Functional Plans:

None at this time



ZONING DECISIONS:

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