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(a) The Department must maintain a list of all moderately priced dwelling units constructed, sold or rented under this Chapter; and the County Executive may, from time to time, adopt regulations under method (1) necessary to administer this Chapter.
(b) This Chapter applies to all agents, successors and assigns of an applicant. A building permit must not be issued, and a preliminary plan of subdivision, development plan, floating zone plan, or site plan must not be approved unless it meets the requirements of this Chapter. The Director of Permitting Services may deny, suspend or revoke any building or occupancy permit upon finding a violation of this Chapter. Any prior approval of a preliminary plan of subdivision, development plan, floating zone plan, or site plan may be suspended or revoked upon the failure to meet any requirement of this Chapter. An occupancy permit must not be issued for any building to any applicant, or a successor or assign of any applicant, for any construction which does not comply with this Chapter.
(c) Any violation of this Chapter or regulations adopted under it is a class A violation.
(d) The Director may take legal action to stop or cancel any transfer of an MPDU if any party to the transfer does not comply with all requirements of this Chapter. The Director may recover any funds improperly obtained from any sale or rental of an MPDU in violation of this Chapter, plus costs and interest at the rate prescribed by law from the date a violation occurred.
(e) In addition to or instead of any other available remedy, the Director may take legal action to:
(1) enjoin an MPDU owner who violates this Chapter, or any covenant signed or order issued under this Chapter, from continuing the violation; or
(2) require an owner to sell an MPDU owned or occupied in violation of this Chapter to the County, the Commission, or an eligible person. (1974 L.M.C., ch. 17, § 1; 1980 L.M.C., ch. 28, § 1; 1983 L.M.C., ch. 22, § 30; 1984 L.M.C., ch. 24, § 28; 1989 L.M.C., ch. 27, § 1; 1994 L.M.C., ch. 29; 1996 L.M.C., ch. 20, § 1 1998 L.M.C., ch. 12, § 1; 2001 L.M.C., ch. 14, § 1; 2002 L.M.C., ch. 16, § 2; 2004 L.M.C., ch. 29, § 1; 2016 L.M.C., ch. 8, § 1; 2017 L.M.C., ch. 12, §1.)
Editor's note—2004 L.M.C., ch. 29, § 2, states in part: "The amendments to Chapter 25A made by Section 1 of this Act which extend the control period for sale and rental MPDUs do not apply to any MPDU for which a sale contract or rental agreement was signed before April 1, 2005."
Section 25A-10, formerly § 25A-8, was renumbered and amended pursuant to 1989 L.M.C., ch. 27, § 1.