We mow again in the fall as part of our preparation.
FAQ # DO I NEED A PERMIT TO CUT TREES? The Saint Mary’s County Zoning Ordinance provides specific regulations depending on your property zoning and size. These standards are listed below: 1.
Some structures that are determined to be water-dependent, such as a boat ramp, or that provide access to the water or are associated with erosion control measures, can be permitted in the Buffer subject to certain regulatory requirements and permits.
When your property is less than one (1) acre or 20, sq. ft. a permit is not required to cut trees unless you are in the critical area. 2. The Permit Services Division’s principal function is to process building and other permits including environmental (Critical Area and Floodplain), residential entrances, home occupations, family daycare, change of business occupants, and sign permits in accordance with the applicable regulations, such as the Building Code, Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations.
Aug 12, In accordance with COMAR Title 08, Subtitle 07, Chapter 02 requirements the Department of Public Works & Transportation maintains a Public Agency Tree Maintenance Permit from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
This permit does not cover the removal of any trees, which do not pose an imminent hazard a nd must be renewed annually. Aug 12, Permits Fax Inspections Fax Office Hours Our staff is available to assist you Monday thru Friday 8 AM - 5 PM Appointments are not required, but highly recommended.
The Buffer is subject to much stricter requirements than the rest of the Critical Area because it is essential to water quality improvement and fish, wildlife, and plant habitat enhancement.
Permits Counter Hours Monday & Thursday AM - PM Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday AM - PM. Removal of healthy trees and natural vegetation in the Buffer is not permitted solely for the purpose of creating a view. However, trees and shrubs can be pruned and limbed up to create openings that provide a view. The removal of invasive species and vines is permitted and can also improve a view. Aug 12, St. Mary's County Government. P.O. Box Baldridge Street Leonardtown, MDMaryland Relay dial