Town of Bel Air, MD
Harford County
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Notes
April 4, 2016 updated Chapter 210
Created: 2016-09-15
TO REVIEW THE APRIL 4, 2016 UPDATE TO CHAPTER 210 - FLOODPLAIN you must visit "New Laws" on the right side menu and click on "776-16".
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Town Commissioners of the Town of Bel Air 4-2016 by Ord. No. 776-16.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 145.
Sediment control — See Ch. 390.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 405.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 210, Floodplain Management, adopted 1-3-2012 by Ord. No. 747-11.
Article I General Provisions

§ 210-1 Findings.

§ 210-2 Statutory authorization.

§ 210-3 Statement of purpose.

§ 210-4 Areas to which these regulations apply.

§ 210-5 Basis for establishing special flood hazard areas and BFEs.

§ 210-6 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 210-7 Interpretation.

§ 210-8 Warning and disclaimer of liability.

§ 210-9 Severability.

Article II Definitions

§ 210-10 Terms defined.

Article III Administration

§ 210-11 Designation of floodplain administrator.

§ 210-12 Duties and responsibilities of floodplain administrator.

§ 210-13 Use and interpretation of FIRMs.

§ 210-14 Permits required; expiration.

§ 210-15 Application required.

§ 210-16 Review of application.

§ 210-17 Inspections.

§ 210-18 Submissions required prior to final inspection.

Article IV Requirements in All Flood Hazard Areas

§ 210-19 Applicability of requirements.

§ 210-20 Subdivision proposals and development proposals.

§ 210-21 Protection of water supply and sanitary sewage systems.

§ 210-22 Buildings and structures.

§ 210-23 Placement of fill.

§ 210-24 Historic structures.

§ 210-25 Manufactured homes.

§ 210-26 Recreational vehicles.

§ 210-27 Critical and essential facilities.

§ 210-28 Temporary structures and temporary storage.

§ 210-29 Gas or liquid storage tanks.

§ 210-30 Functionally dependent uses.

Article V Requirements in Flood Hazard Areas

§ 210-31 General requirements.

§ 210-32 Flood protection setbacks.

§ 210-33 Development that affects flood-carrying capacity of nontidal waters of state.

§ 210-34 Residential structures and residential portions of mixed-use structures.

§ 210-35 Nonresidential structures and nonresidential portions of mixed-use structures.

§ 210-36 Horizontal additions.

§ 210-37 Accessory structures.

Article VI Variances

§ 210-38 General provisions.

§ 210-39 Application for variance.

§ 210-40 Considerations for variances.

§ 210-41 Limitations on granting variances.

Article VII Enforcement

§ 210-42 Compliance required.

§ 210-43 Notice of violation and stop-work order.

§ 210-44 Violations and penalties.

Article VIII Subsequent Amendments

§ 210-45 Amendments.