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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33B. PESTICIDES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 45. SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND DRAINAGE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 47. VENDORS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 48. SOLID WASTES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 50. SUBDIVISION OF LAND - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51A. TANNING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 52. TAXATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53. TAXICABS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53A. TENANT DISPLACEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 54. TRANSIENT LODGING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56A. VIDEO GAMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 57. WEAPONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 59. ZONING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
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Sec. 8-38. Rates.
   (a)   The rate of the payment required under Section 8-37 is:
      (1)   $1 per square foot of gross floor area in any building or part of a building that is:
         (A)   owned by a nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;
         (B)   intended to be used primarily for the direct provision of charitable services; and
         (C)   not intended to be used as a permanent residence;
      (2)   $2.40 per square foot of gross floor area in any building or part of a building that is intended to be used primarily:
         (A)   for storage, industrial or manufacturing, or research and development purposes, or
         (B)   for offices by a nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;
         (3)   $4 per square foot of gross floor area in any other nonresidential building or part of a building;
         (4)   $3 per square foot of gross floor area in any multi-family residential building or any addition to a multi-family residential building; and
         (5)   $3.75 per square foot of gross floor area in any single-family residential building, including any townhouse, or any addition to a single-family residential building.
   (b)   However, notwithstanding subsection 8-39(c), the minimum rate that must be charged for each single-family dwelling unit (including each townhouse) is $1500, and the minimum rate that must be charged for each multi-family dwelling unit is $1200.
   (c)   If, within 5 years after a use and occupancy permit is issued, any person changes the use of all or part of a building to a use for which a higher payment would have been due under this Section when the building permit was issued (including a change from a status, use, or ownership that is exempt under Section 8-39 to a status, use, or ownership that is not so exempt), the owner of the building must within 10 days after the change in status, use, or ownership pay all additional payments that would have been due if the building or part of the building had originally been used as it is later used.  If the building owner does not pay any additional payment when due, each later owner is liable for the payment, and any interest or penalty due under Section 8-42, until all payments, interest, and penalties are paid.
   (d)   Each year the County Council by resolution, after a public hearing advertised at least 15 days in advance, may increase or decrease the payment rates set in this Section.
   (e)   (1)   "Gross floor area," as used in this Article, means the sum of the gross horizontal areas of the several floors of a building measured from the exterior faces of the exterior walls or from the center line of a party wall.
      (2)   "Gross floor" area does not include any:
         (A)   unfinished basement or attic area with a clear height less than 7 feet 6 inches;
         (B)   interior amenity space required to obtain approval of a site plan;
         (C)   area occupied by an atrium or other multi-story space other than the first floor of the space;
         (D)   area occupied by unenclosed mechanical, heating, air conditioning, or ventilating equipment;
         (E)   parking garage or area; or
         (F)   other accessory structure that is not a separate building.
      (3)   In any single-family residential building, "gross floor area" also does not include 50% of any finished or unfinished basement or attic area with a clear height of 7 feet 6 inches or more. (1993 L.M.C., ch. 46, § 1.)