Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays

Draft Regulations

The following draft regulations will be proposed in the Maryland Register in October. This proposal consists of draft regulations that address the following:

  • Compliance with Executive Order .01.01.2012.29 requiring the Critical Area Commission to evaluate existing regulations and policies for State Agency Actions Resulting in Development on State-Owned Lands and adopt new or revised provisions that address climate change and the risk of sea level rise.
  • Update certain provisions due to changes in other State regulations that have rendered current provisions obsolete.
  • Update the drafting style found in Subtitle 02, Chapter 5 to conform with current drafting standards; and
  • Streamline the State development regulations.

Click here to see the draft regulations.