(1) The department shall:

(a) notify the owner in writing within 10 days of receipt that an application has been received and advise the owner of any additional information required to complete the application;

(b) arrange for a field investigation with the dam owner to gather data or information to make a hazard determination;

(c) classify the hazard of the dam or reservoir based on the application, the site inspection, and evaluation of the potential flooded area caused by a dam failure; and

(d) notify the owner in writing of the hazard classification determination within 60 days of receipt of a complete application.

History: Sec. 85-15-110, MCA; IMP, 85-15-209, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2489, Eff. 11/24/88.