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MCER NO. 2-08:  PROPOSED OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATION

Maximum Rates for Motor Vehicle Towing from Private Property

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation revises maximum rates that a trespass towing service may charge when towing a vehicle from private property without the consent of the vehicle owner.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 4-03.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Douglas Numbers, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3675; TTY 800-735-2258. Email:  doug.numbers@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 30C-2.  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Douglas Numbers, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3675; TTY 800-735-2258. Email:  doug.numbers@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 3-08:  PROPOSED OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATION

Registration Fees for Businesses Engaged in Vehicle Services

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation updates the registration fee for businesses engaged in the repair, maintenance or towing of motor vehicles.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 16-02.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Virginia Foronda, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3718; TTY 800-735-2258.  Email:  mailto:virginia.foronda@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 31A-3.  Method 3.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Virginia Foronda, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3718; TTY 800-735-2258.  Email:  mailto:virginia.foronda@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 4-08:  PROPOSED OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATION

Fee for Secondhand Personal Property License

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation increases the annual fee from $25.00 to $50.00 for businesses engaged in buying, obtaining, acquiring or receiving secondhand personal property.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 20-01.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Virginia Foronda, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3718; TTY 800-735-2258.  Email:  mailto:virginia.foronda@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 44A-8. Method 3.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Virginia Foronda, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3718; TTY 800-735-2258.  Email:  mailto:virginia.foronda@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 5-08:  PROPOSED OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATION

Fee Schedule for Registration of Businesses Engaged in the Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Radio and Television Equipment and Electrical Appliances

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation updates the registration fee for businesses engaged in the installation, repair and maintenance of radio and television equipment and electrical appliances.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 22-01.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Virginia Foronda, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3718; TTY 800-735-2258.  Email:  mailto:virginia.foronda@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section.  38A-3.  Method 3.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Virginia Foronda, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3718; TTY 800-735-2258. Email:  mailto:virginia.foronda@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 6-08:  PROPOSED OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATION

New Home Warranty and Builder License

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation increases the fee for Builder Licenses.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 17-02.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Ralph Vines, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3774; TTY 800-735-2258.  Email:  ralph.vines@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 31C-14.  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Ralph Vines, Office of Consumer Protection, 100 Maryland Avenue, Room 330, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-3774; TTY 240-777-2258.  Email:  ralph.vines@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 9-08:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF PERMITTING SERVICES REGULATION

Overtime Offset Fees

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation revises Executive Regulation 20-07AM, Overtime Offset Fees, by changing the method to calculate overtime fees for inspections in order to recover inspection costs.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 20-07AM.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Reginald Jetter, Division Chief, Casework Management, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6275; TTY 240-777-6256.  Email:  reginald.jetter@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 8-13, 8-24B, 8-28, 17-2, 17-10, 17-20, 19-6, 19-45, 19-67, 22-13, 27A-5(e), and 49-7.  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Alexia Roundtree, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6280; TTY 240-777-6256. Email:  mailto:alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 10-08:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF PERMITTING SERVICES REGULATION

Permit Fees and Requirements Related to Construction Debris Reclamation Facility

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation increases fees by 2.3% for costs related to the administration, plan-review and enforcement of Construction Debris Reclamation Facilities by the Department of Permitting Services.  An additional fee increase of 2% has been added to cover costs associated with the new credit card payment option for DPS customers.  The total fee increase is 4.3%.  The indexing language has been modified to remove the need for Council approval of an Executive Regulation in cases where the only change is a fee increase consistent with the existing indexing language.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 15-07.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Reginald Jetter, Division Chief Casework Management, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6275; TTY 240-777-6256. Email:  reginald.jetter@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 59-C-9.31.(a)(4).  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Alexia Roundtree, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6280; TTY 240-777-6256. Email:  alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 


MCER NO. 11-08:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF PERMITTING SERVICES REGULATION 

Schedule of Fees for Permits, Licenses and Certifications - Method 2

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation increases, by 2.3% permit and license fees that cover the administration, plan review and enforcement programs of the Department of Permitting Services.  An additional one time fee increase of'2% has been added to cover costs associated with the new credit card payment option for DPS customers.  Sections I.C.2&3 and II.C.2. & 3.of this regulation also increase by 4% permit fees for green buildings as required by Bill 17-06, Buildings - Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design.  The Well Location Permit fee was increased to $106.00 in section VI. An application filing fee was added in sections 1.3. and II.3. for additions, alterations and repairs for homes utilizing a well or septic system.  In Section VII. D. 1. the work without a permit fee was increased to $500 and applies to all permits covered in this Executive Regulation. A duplicate Well Location Permit fee was deleted in section I.G. and a duplicate Work Without a Permit fee was deleted in section II. G. 5.  The indexing language has been modified to remove the need for Council approval of an Executive Regulation in cases where the only change is a fee increase consistent with the existing indexing language.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 17-07.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by, to April 30, 2008, to Reginald Jetter, Division Chief Casework Management, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6275; TTY 240-777-6256. Email:  mailto:reginald.jetter@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 8-13, 8-14, 8-24b, 8-28, 17-2, 17-10, 17-20, 27a-5(E), 22-13, 47-2 and 47-4.  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained Alexia Roundtree, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6280; TTY 240-777-6256.  Email:  alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov.


 

 

MCER NO. 12-08:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF PERMITTING SERVICES REGULATION

Schedule of Fees for Permits, Licenses and Inspections - Method 3

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed regulation increases, by 2.3% permit and license fees that cover the administration, plan review and enforcement programs of the Department of Permitting Services.  An additional one time fee increase of 2% has been added to cover costs associated with the new credit card payment option for DPS customers.  This regulation also increases by 15%, certain permit and license fees that cover the administration, plan review, and enforcement programs of the Department of Permitting Services.  The net increase for all fees except Benefit Performance and Storage of Vendor Confiscated Goods is 19.3%.  Fees for Section IV. Benefit Performances and Section V. Storage of Vendor Confiscated Goods were only increased by 4.3% which includes the annual adjustment and the credit card costs.  The fee adjustment is required to re-align current fees with the cost of the resources required to perform the necessary functions. Section I.L. Minor Subdivision Plat Review fee of $500 was added. Section II.H.4. changes the fees for revisions to previously approved stormwater management concept plans from 50% of the original fee to 50% of the current fee.  The fee for right-of-way bond replacement in Section I.J. was adjusted to be the same as the fee for Sediment Control bond replacement.  Additions to Section VIII., Miscellaneous, are a Work Without a Permit fee of $500 and a registration fee for Responsible Personnel Certification Program (Sediment Control Green Card Training) of $50.  The indexing language has been modified to remove the need for Council approval of an Executive Regulation in cases where the only change is a fee increase consistent with the existing indexing language.  This regulation has also been revised to clarify existing fee descriptions.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 16-07.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 8-13, 8-14, 8-24b, 8-28, 17-2, 17-10, 17-20, 27a-5(E), 22-13, 47-2 and 47-4.  Method 2.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Reginald Jetter, Division Chief Casework Management, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6275; TTY 240-777-6256.  Email:  mailto:reginald.jetter@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained Alexia Roundtree, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6280; TTY 240-777-6256. Email:  alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

 

 

MCER NO. 13-08:  PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF PERMITTING SERVICES REGULATION

Non-Profit Organization Sign Permit and Sign Variance Fees

 

SUMMARY:  The proposed revisions to this regulation are a result of Zoning Text Amendment 07-15, Signs-Permits Fees, effective 3/3/08, which requires the Director of the Department of Permitting Services to waive sign permit fees for a non-profit organization that is on the Planning Board's list of civic and homeowners associations and deletes the requirement for nonprofit organizations to use the sign only for its own activities.  The proposed regulation would supersede Executive Regulation 19-06AM.

 

COMMENTS:  Written comments must be submitted by April 30, 2008, to Reginald Jetter, Division Chief Casework Management, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6275; TTY 240-777-6256.  Email:  reginald.jetter@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, 2004, Section 59-F-9.1(b)(2).  Method 2.

 

COPIES OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION:  A copy of the proposed regulation may be obtained from Alexia Roundtree, Permitting Services, 255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor, Rockville, Maryland, 20850; 240-777-6280; TTY 240-777-6256. Email:  alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

 

 

 

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