Charles County, MD
 
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Properties which abut a County-built water and/or sewer line may be subject to a front foot benefit assessment as provided for in the Code of Charles County Maryland Chapter 97, Article I, § 97-1H.
A. 
The County will determine the front-foot charge from record plats, deeds or other available information of the property and complete the notice of front foot assessment form. (See Appendix L.[1])
[1]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
B. 
The method of measurement as indicated in Appendix M will be utilized for the purpose of measuring for front foot charges.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
A. 
Within 30 days from the date of the notice of front-foot assessment, the property owner must make a written appeal to the County.
B. 
The appeal must include the record plat of the owners property and a written explanation of the objection to the front foot assessment.
C. 
After review, the County will send a written decision of the appeal to the property owner. The decision will be considered final.
A. 
Upon elapse of the thirty-day appeal period or the rendering of a decision to an appeal the County will forward a completed levy/abatement form to the County Treasurer for the assessment to be placed on the property tax roll. (See Appendix N.[1])
[1]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.