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Bay Restoration (Flush Tax)

The State of Maryland established the (Chesapeake) Bay Restoration Fund.  The State requires Allegany County to collect mandated fees, commonly called the flush tax.


There is a Bay Restoration Fund Financial Hardship Exemption Application. A new application must be completed every year in order to be considered for a financial hardship exemption. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION


Frequently Asked Questions: The Maryland Department of the Environment: The Bay Restoration Fee. READ MORE


Maryland General Assembly 2012 Regular Session: House Bill 446  (Environment Bay Restoration Fund Fees and Uses)



Maryland General Assembly 2004 Regular Session: Senate Bill 320 (Water Pollution State Waters Bay Restoration Fund)




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