Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 2. Certification Proceedings

Notice Requirement For Certain Electric Transmission Lines

75-20-207. Notice requirement for certain electric transmission lines. Whenever a person plans to construct an electric transmission line or associated facilities under the provisions of 75-20-104(10)(a)(ii), it must provide public notice to persons residing in the area in which any portion of the electric transmission facility may be located and to the department. This notice must be made no less than 60 days prior to the commencement of acquisition of right-of-way as defined in 75-20-104 by publication of a summary describing the transmission facility and the proposed location of the facility in those newspapers that will substantially inform those persons of the construction and by mailing a summary to the department. The notice must inform the property owners of their rights under this chapter concerning the location of the facility and that more information concerning their rights may be obtained from the department.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 597, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 329, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 293, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 447, L. 2019; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 13, L. 2021.