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52 Pa. Code § 69.3102. Public notice filing requirements.

§ 69.3102. Public notice filing requirements.

 (a)  Applications for electric transmission siting authority should provide the following information with the initial application for siting approval demonstrating its efforts to fully notify landowners who are either owners of land that will be purchased for the transmission project or will be subject to right of way/easement requirements:

   (1)  A Code of Conduct/Internal Practices governing the manner in which public utility employees or their agents interact with landowners along proposed rights of way.

   (2)  Copies of information provided to landowners by the public utility of any publicly disseminated notices advising landowners to contact the Commission or the Office of Consumer Advocate (OCA) in the event of improper land agent practices.

   (3)  Copies of all notices sent under §  57.91 (relating to disclosure of eminent domain power of electric utilities).

 (b)  Applicants for transmission siting authority should serve a copy of the Code of Conduct on all landowners along the proposed route whose property is to be purchased, subject to easement rights or borders the transmission corridor. The Code of Conduct should also be available on the applicant’s website.

 (c)  Applicants for transmission siting authority should provide prior notice to the Commission’s Office of Communications of informational presentations to community groups by the public utility scheduled after the filing of the transmission siting application so that the Commission, OCA and other interested parties can attend meetings or obtain copies of information being disseminated at the presentations.


   The provisions of this §  69.3102 adopted December 10, 2010, effective December 11, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 7095.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  69.3101 (relating to scope).

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