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MD iMAP: Maryland Critical Areas - Critical Areas

Metadata Updated: July 23, 2021

This is a MD iMAP hosted service. Find more information at In 1984 - the General Assembly enacted the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Act to regulate development - manage land use and conserve natural resources on land in those areas designated as Critical Area. For this document - the Critical Area is all land and water areas within 1000 feet of the tidal waters' edge or from the landward edge of adjacent tidal wetlands and the lands under them. Georeferenced digital data files of the critical Area have been produced for Baltimore City and the 16 Maryland counties with land located within the Critical Area. The digital maps produced for each jurisdiction are polygons depicting the Critical Area and the land use classifications recognized by the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission (CBCAC). Each jurisdiction is a separate file. The data were produced from hard copy parcel maps originally submitted by the counties as part of the requirements for developing their Critical Area Program. For the purpose of the Mdimap web service the Critical Area Data is displayed by two data layers - one general layer and one layer showing the available critical area data for local towns.Feature Service Link: ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS: The Spatial Data and the information therein (collectively "the Data") is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind either expressed implied or statutory. The user assumes the entire risk as to quality and performance of the Data. No guarantee of accuracy is granted nor is any responsibility for reliance thereon assumed. In no event shall the State of Maryland be liable for direct indirect incidental consequential or special damages of any kind. The State of Maryland does not accept liability for any damages or misrepresentation caused by inaccuracies in the Data or as a result to changes to the Data nor is there responsibility assumed to maintain the Data in any manner or form. The Data can be freely distributed as long as the metadata entry is not modified or deleted. Any data derived from the Data must acknowledge the State of Maryland in the metadata.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 23, 2021

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 23, 2021
Data First Published 2016-07-27
Data Last Modified 2020-01-25
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