The Maryland General Assembly, in Md. Code, Land Use Article, Title 4, has established as policy of the state that the orderly development and use of land and structures requires comprehensive regulation through the implementation of planning and zoning control, and that planning and zoning controls shall be implemented by local government in order to, among other purposes, secure the public safety, promote health and general welfare, and promote the conservation of natural resources.  Therefore, the Mayor and Council of the Town of Chestertown does hereby adopt the following floodplain management regulations.
(Ord. 02-2014, passed 4-21-2014)