Agricultural Criteria of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Designation and Management Regulations
Those farming land within a locally designated Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area must:
- Have a Soil and Water Quality Conservation Assessment and/or plan that ensures water quality protection consistent with the aAct and regulations.
- Maintain/Establish 100-foot vegetated buffer area between the locally designated water resource and the farming activity.
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