Maryland’s Forest Conservation Act’s Effect on Land Development . Marian R. Honeczy Maryland Department of Natural Resources – Forest Service . Maryland Forest Conservation Act of 1991. Objectives: Minimize loss of forest land from development
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Maryland’s Forest Conservation Act’s Effect on Land Development
Marian R. Honeczy
Maryland Department of Natural Resources – Forest Service
Conservation Act of 1991
The Forest Conservation Act applies to:
- any public or private subdivision plan or application for a grading or sediment control permit
- by any person, including State or local government
- on areas 40,000 square feet or greater.
Ten Years of Implementation 1993 - 2002
Forest Conservation Program
MD DNR-Forest Service
Annual reports received from 21 counties for fiscal years 1993-2002