Town of Bel Air, MD
Harford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Town Commissioners of the Town of Bel Air 11-2-2009 by Ord. No. 727-09.[1] (Appendix I of the 1980 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Trees — See Ch. 435.
Editor’s Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 216, Forest Conservation, adopted 1-11-1993 by Ord. No. 529 (Appendix I of the 1980 Code), as amended.
Article I General Provisions

§ 216-1 Purpose.

Article II Definitions

§ 216-2 Definitions.

Article III Applicability; Declaration of Intent

§ 216-3 Applicability.

§ 216-4 Exemptions.

§ 216-5 Declaration of intent.

Article IV General Requirements

§ 216-6 Requirements for application.

§ 216-7 Requirements for regulated activities.

Article V Forest Stand Delineation

§ 216-8 When required; criteria for review; approval.

Article VI Forest Conservation Plan

§ 216-9 General provisions.

§ 216-10 Preliminary forest conservation plan.

§ 216-11 Final forest conservation plan.

Article VII Afforestation and Retention

§ 216-12 Afforestation requirement.

§ 216-13 Retention.

Article VIII Reforestation

§ 216-14 Forest conservation threshold.

Article IX Priorities and Time Requirements

§ 216-15 Sequence for afforestation and reforestation.

Article X Alternate Methods of Compliance

§ 216-16 Forest Conservation Fund.

§ 216-17 Off-site protection.

Article XI Recommended Tree Species

§ 216-18 Use of native species; list of approved trees.

Article XII Financial Security

§ 216-19 Bond or other approved security for afforestation or reforestation.

Article XIII Protection of Trees from Construction Activities

§ 216-20 Adoption of standards; protective devices.

Article XIV Variances

§ 216-21 Procedure for variance.

§ 216-22 Appeal process.

Article XV Enforcement

§ 216-23 Violations and penalties.

Article XVI Annual Report

§ 216-24 Annual reporting requirements.

Article XVII Biennial Review by Department of Natural Resources

§ 216-25 Submission of documentation.

Article XVIII Amendments

§ 216-26 Amendments as required and subject to approval.