Pocomoke City, Maryland

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Proposed Ordinance No. 456 for Planning and Zoning, Updated 03/12/2021

Pursuant to Chapter 230 of the Code of Pocomoke City, Maryland; proposed Ordinance 456. A fair summary of the proposed ordinance is as follows:

1. To amend Article IV General Regulations Section 230-18 Accessory structures in residence districts: to amend setback distances for accessory structures depending on size
or uses; to allow nonconforming structures to be rebuilt under certain conditions; to set limits on the coverage within rear yard areas; to set height limits and other standards.

2. To amend Article IV General Regulations, Section 230-20, Off-street parking and loading. To prohibit the parking of semi-truck cabs/rigs and trailers within residential districts.

3. To amend Article XIV Exceptions and Modifications, § 230-99 Other exceptions to yard requirements: to delete existing fence code requirements and to create a new section of
fence regulations addressing the application process, height, location, materials, maintenance of fencing and other items.

Written comments may be addressed to: Planning Director, P.O. Box 29, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.

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To read Ordinance 456 in its entirety, please click on the attachment link located below:

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