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Code Violations

Uniform Civil Citations will be issued to each property owner, contractor and other identified responsible persons and/or business entities in accordance with applicable provisions of the Anne Arundel County Code. Additionally, orders for abatement of underlying violations will be issued and pursued as necessary through appropriate legal proceedings in concert with the Anne Arundel County Office of Law. All cited parties have the right of due process and/or appeals.  

Violations of the Building Code

Construction of pier or bulkhead without a permit

$1,000 / $5,000 / $10,000

Other construction without a permit

$500 / $1,000

Violation of Stop-work Order


All other violations of Building Code

$125 / $500 / $1,000

Violations of Grading and Sediment Control in the Critical Area
Critical Area - unpermitted disturbance > 5,000 sq. ft.

$5,000 / $10,000

Critical Area - unpermitted disturbance < 5,000 sq. ft.

$1,000 / $5,000 / $10,000

Other violations of Grading, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Titles
Other violations of Grading and Sediment Control Title

$500 / $1,000

Other violations of the Stormwater Management Title$1,000 / $5,000 / $10,000
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