Expedited Bill No.            7-11              

Concerning: Stormwater Management –Revisions              

Revised:    3/11/2011        Draft No. 1  

Introduced:      March 15, 2011              

Enacted:         May 3, 2011                   

Executive:       May 10, 2011                 

Effective:        May 10, 2011                 

Sunset Date:  None                             

Ch.   5      , Laws of Mont. Co.    2011    


County Council

For Montgomery County, Maryland


By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive



(1)        limit the use of certain alternative stormwater management measures to redevelopment projects; and

(2)        generally amend County law regarding stormwater management.



By amending

            Montgomery County Code

            Chapter 19, Erosion, Sediment Control and Storm Water Management

Section 19-26




Boldface                                             Heading or defined term.

Underlining                                          Added to existing law by original bill.

[Single boldface brackets]                  Deleted from existing law by original bill.

Double underlining                              Added by amendment.

[[Double boldface brackets]]              Deleted from existing law or the bill by amendment.

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

          Sec. 1.  Section 19-26 is amended as follows:

19-26. Stormwater management design criteria.

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(c)      Alternative stormwater management measures [which] that may be used for [new development or] redevelopment include:

(1)     an on-site structural best management practice;

(2)     an off-site structural best management practice or off-site environmental site design to provide water quality treatment; or

(3)     a combination of impervious area reduction, environmental site design implementation, and an on-site or off-site structural best management practice within the limit of disturbance. 

          Sec. 2.  Expedited Effective Date.  The Council declares that this Act is necessary for the immediate protection of the public interest.  This Act takes effect on the date when it becomes law.