The Charles County Commissioners enacted Bill 2018-05 titled Surface Mining in the Watershed Conservation District (WCD) Zone. The legislation allows Surface Mining as a use permitted by Special Exception in the Watershed Conservation District (WCD) Zone. The legislation amends Chapter 297 of the Code of Charles County, Article IV, Permissible Uses Section 297-63, Figure IV-1, Table of Permissible Uses, and Article XIII, Minimum Standards for Special Exceptions and Uses
Permitted with Conditions, Section 297-212, Uses 7.05.110 Surface mining of more than 10 acres and 7.05.120 Surface mining of less than 10 acres.
Bill 2018-05 becomes effective on November 16, 2018.
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