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Proposed Regulations

  1. Water-Dependent Facilities Regulations - At the January 5, 2022 meeting, the Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays approved, with several non-substantive changes, the water-dependent facilities regulations for final publication in the Maryland Register.

    ​To see the non-substantive changes and the October 22, 2021 edition of the Maryland Register click here​.

    The final publication is tentatively scheduled to appear in the January 28th edition of the Maryland Register which would make the final effective date February 7, 2022.