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Each application shall contain the following information:

(1) the names and addresses of the owners of record of the surface of the area of land to be affected during the life of the proposed mining operation and the owners of record within 1/2 mile of any part of the proposed mining area;

(2) the names and addresses of the present owners of record of all subsurface minerals in the land to be affected during the life of the proposed mining operations;

(3) the source of the applicant's legal right to conduct preparatory work activities on the land affected by the proposed mine site location permit;

(4) the permanent and temporary post office addresses of the applicant;

(5) whether the applicant or any person associated with the applicant holds or has held any other permits, either under this Act or under Title 82, chapter 4, part 1, MCA, and an identification of those permits;

(6) whether the applicant, or any officer, partner, director, or any individual owning of record or beneficially (alone or with associates), 10% or more of any class of stock of the applicant have ever received a notice of violation or non-compliance, or has had a location permit or license, a strip mining license or permit, or a prospecting permit issued by any other state or federal agency suspended, fined and/or revoked, or have ever forfeited a mine site location, or strip mining bond or security in lieu of a bond and if so, a detailed explanation of the facts involved and the penalties assessed in each case must be attached;

(7) the names and addresses of all known contractors or companies who will engage in preparatory work on behalf of the applicant.   As additional contractors or companies are engaged they shall be reported in writing to the department within 1 week of employment;

(8) the annual rainfall and the direction and average velocity of the prevailing winds in the area where the applicant has requested a permit;

(9) the name and date of a daily newspaper of general circulation within the county in which the applicant has prominently published an announcement of his application for a mine site location permit, and a detailed description of the land to be affected should a permit be granted;

(10) a recent aerial photograph of the proposed mining area.   Such photograph shall be at a scale of 1"=660' or such other size as may be agreed to by the department.


History: 82-4-112, MCA; IMP, 82-4-122, MCA; NEW, Eff. 4/4/75; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 2852; AMD, 2024 MAR p. 260, Eff. 2/10/24.

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