Fireworks Safety

4th of July is right around the corner, which means fireworks will be a hot topic! Be sure to familiarize yourself with state, county and town regulations regarding fireworks before you set them off. Maryland The use of fireworks is illegal in Maryland, unless the fireworks are part of a public display for which the State Fire Marshal has granted…

REAL ID Act

The REAL ID Act is a federal law passed by Congress after Sept. 11, 2001, that establishes minimum standards for state-issued driver’s licenses – including CDLs – to be accepted for purposes like entering a federal building or boarding a domestic commercial flight. If you have a Maryland license with a star on the right-hand…

Maryland Legislative Update 2019

The 2019 General Assembly session is officially over. The Maryland Condominium Act and Homeowner Act were not revised in this session and there are no new regulations to report. The Maryland Legislative Action Committee of the Community Association Institute worked on supporting 19 pieces of legislation and opposing three. Several pieces of legislation revolved around…

Proposed Changes to the Pool Operating Codes in Maryland

The Delmarva Condominium Managers Association welcomed Dr. Cliff Mitchell Director of the Environmental Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to the monthly meeting on February 12, 2019. Dr. Mitchell reviewed changes in pool operating procedures and pending updates to COMR  10.17.01 Public Swimming Pools and Spas. As presented, the changes would allow…