Navigating the world of drone laws can be a daunting task, especially with a range of regulations in place. Whether you’re a drone hobbyist or a professional operator, it’s crucial to stay informed and fly legally.
This article will provide an overview of all the important Maryland drone laws.
Be sure to also check the FAA Drone regulations that are applicable across the United States.
These drone regulations apply in the entire state of Maryland.
According to this law, only the State may enact a law or take other action to prohibit, restrict, or regulate the testing or operation of UAS.
Under this Maryland State Park Drone Policy,
City and County drone laws in Maryland refer to local ordinances and regulations that are enacted by counties, cities, or towns.
This county code forbids operating a Motorized Unmanned Aircraft within or above Park Property without express written authorization from the Director.
This rule prohibits flying model airplanes or toy aviation except for designated areas or areas that are maintained for such activities.
According to this rule, flying drones are only allowed in designated areas and drone operators must complete a Special Request Form before flying drones on Frederick County Park property.
Approved park locations:
Note: Maryland drone laws are subject to change. The information on this page is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for legal advice. For more information on drone flying laws in Maryland, visit the FAA’s website or the official websites of the respective departments or consult an attorney.
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