Sec. Issuance and Denial  

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  • A. In accordance with Public Safety Article, §5-306(a), Annotated Code of Maryland, the Secretary shall issue a permit or provide a written denial of the application within a reasonable time after receiving a properly completed application.

    B. A properly completed application must satisfy all the requirements prescribed by the Secretary.

    C. A written denial provided by the Secretary shall contain the reasons the application was denied and a statement of the applicant’s appeal rights.

    D. The Secretary may limit the geographic area, circumstances, or times of the day, week, month, or year in which a permit is valid or effective.