(1) For all high-hazard dams not exempt pursuant to the act and ARM 36.14.103, the department shall require an operation permit and impose such reasonable conditions as are necessary to ensure that high-hazard dams are safely operated and maintained, and that the operation and maintenance of high-hazard dams are consistent with the act and all implementing orders and administrative rules. An application for an operation permit to operate a high-hazard dam must be submitted to the department:

(a) before operation of a high-hazard dam for which a construction permit has been issued; and

(b) by the date specified in the permit for renewal of an operation permit for a permitted high-hazard dam.


History: 85-15-110, 85-15-212, 85-15-213, MCA; IMP, 85-15-212, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2489, Eff. 11/24/88; AMD, 2012 MAR p.1844, Eff. 9/21/12.