36.14.207 CHANGE IN CLASSIFICATION
(1) A high-hazard dam owner may request the department to reconsider a hazard determination.
(a) A request for reconsideration must include the data and analyses necessary to show that the dam is not a high-hazard dam.
(b) The owner shall pay for reasonable inspection costs incurred by the department as a result of the reconsideration.
(2) A classification of high-hazard dam is automatically rescinded if the dam is constructed to impound less than 50 acre-feet measured to the maximum normal operating pool, or if the dam is breached.
(a) A construction permit is necessary to perform the construction to reduce the impoundment capacity of the high-hazard dam or breach the high-hazard dam.
History: 85-15-110, MCA; IMP, 85-15-209, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2489, Eff. 11/24/88; AMD, 2012 MAR p.1844, Eff. 9/21/12.