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Title 30 : Public Service

Chapter 086 : Underground Utility Damage Prevention System

(Cite as: 30 V.S.A. § 7003)
  • § 7003. Rulemaking

    The Commission shall adopt rules, pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25 relative to:

    (1) minimum requirements for the operation of the System, including notification procedures and the reporting of underground utility facility locations;

    (2) procedures for the investigation of complaints;

    (3) emergency situations;

    (4) uniform standards for the marking of the approximate location of underground utility facilities;

    (5) uniform standards for the future installation of underground utility facilities, including the following:

    (A) color coding of facilities;

    (B) depth requirements for the laying of facilities;

    (C) subsurface marking of facilities;

    (D) surface marking of facilities;

    (E) the filing of as-built plans of facilities with municipalities; and

    (F) capability for location of facilities by sensors;

    (6) standards for the granting of exemptions under section 7002 of this title; and

    (7) situations where the premarks cannot be found. (Added 1987, No. 86, § 1; amended 1993, No. 118 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2019, No. 31, § 10.)