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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
MISCELLANEOUS MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGULATIONS
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Sec. 22A-31. Forest Conservation Advisory Committee.
   (a)   Definition.  In this section “Committee” means the Forest Conservation Advisory Committee.
   (b)   Established.  The County Executive must appoint, subject to confirmation by the County Council, a Forest Conservation Advisory Committee.
   (c)   Composition and terms of members.
      (1)   The Committee has 9 public members.  The public members should include:
         (A)   landscape architects;
         (B)   arborists and urban foresters;
         (C)   horticulturists and representatives from the nursery industry;
         (D)   persons directly engaged in agriculture;
         (E)   persons directly involved in the building industry;
         (F)   members of citizen groups;
         (G)   members of environmental and conservation organizations;
         (H)   representatives of public utility companies; and
         (I)   persons who own a forest stand of at least 2 acres.
      (2)   The Executive must designate a staff member from each of the following departments to serve as an ex officio member:
         (A)   Agricultural Services;
         (B)   Environmental Protection;
         (C)   Transportation; and
         (D)   Permitting Services.
      (3)   The Executive must invite a representative from each of the following agencies to serve as an ex officio member:
         (A)   the County Planning Board; and
         (B)   the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
      (4)   The term of each member is 3 years and expires on December 31.  After an appointment to fill a vacancy before a term expires, the successor serves the rest of the unexpired term.
   (d)   Voting, officers, meetings, and compensation.
      (1)   All members of the Committee are voting members.
      (2)   Each January, the Executive may designate a chair and vice-chair from among the Committee’s public members to serve a 1-year term.  If the County Executive does not designate a chair or vice-chair by February 15, the Committee members must select a chair and vice-chair.
      (3)   The Committee meets at the call of the Chair.  The Committee must meet as often as necessary to perform its duties, but not less than 6 times each year.
      (4)   A member must serve without compensation.  However, a member may request reimbursement for mileage and dependent care costs at rates established by the County.
   (e)   Duties.  The Committee must:
      (1)   advise the Executive, Council, Planning Board, and any other relevant agency, on forestry policy issues;
      (2)   propose to the Executive, Council, Planning Board, and any other relevant agency, proactive forestry policies, laws, and guidelines;
      (3)   recommend a comprehensive approach to urban forestry;
      (4)   advise on a tree inventory;
      (5)   review and comment on policies and programs related to forestry;
      (6)   promote and seek funding for a sustained forestry program;
      (7)   promote and foster a strong sense of community through urban forestry;
      (8)   communicate with other boards, agencies, and community residents about forestry issues; and
      (9)   promote volunteerism and act as a general information resource.
   (f)   Annual Report.  By October 1 each year, the Committee must submit to the Executive, Council, Planning Board, and any other relevant agency, an annual report on its functions, activities, accomplishments, and plans and objectives.
   (g)   Advocacy.  The Committee must not engage in any advocacy activity at the State or federal levels unless that activity is approved by the Office of Intergovernmental Relations.
   (h)   Staff.  The Chief Administrative Officer must provide appropriate staff to the Committee.  (2006 L.M.C., ch. 30, § 1; 2008 L.M.C., ch. 14, § 1; 2008 L.M.C., ch. 5 , § 1; 2017 L.M.C., ch. 34, §1; 2021 L.M.C., ch. 1, § 1; 2021 L.M.C., ch. 26, § 1.)
   Editor’s note2008 L.M.C., ch. 5 , § 3, states: Sec. 3. Any regulation in effect when this Act takes effect that implements a function transferred to another Department or Office under Section 1 of this Act continues in effect, but any reference in any regulation to the Department from which the function was transferred must be treated as referring to the Department to which the function is transferred.  The transfer of a function under this Act does not affect any right of a party to any legal proceeding begun before this Act took effect.
   2006 L.M.C., ch. 30, § 2, states: Transition.  The County Executive must stagger the terms of the members initially appointed under Section 22A-31(c)(1) so that approximately one-third of the terms of these members expire each year.