Bill No.                60-10                        

Concerning: Erosion and Sediment Control - Violations             

Revised:    12-9-10            Draft No. 1  

Introduced:      December 14, 2010        

Enacted:         February 15, 2011          

Executive:       February 24, 2011          

Effective:        May 26, 2011                 

Sunset Date:  None                             

Ch.   2      , Laws of Mont. Co.    2011    


County Council

For Montgomery County, Maryland


By: Councilmember Elrich and Council President Ervin


AN ACT to:

(1)        increase the maximum civil penalty for violations of the County sediment control law; and

(2)        generally amend the law regarding enforcement of sediment control requirements.



By amending

            Montgomery County Code

            Chapter 19, Erosion, Sediment Control, and Storm Water Management

            Section 19-69



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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:

          Sec. 1.  Section 19-69 is amended as follows:

19-69.                   Violations.

          Any violation of this Chapter is a Class A violation.  However, notwithstanding Section 1-19, the maximum penalty for a civil violation of Article I is $1000 for an initial or repeat offense.  Each day a violation continues is a separate offense.