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|StateProcess=In Connecticut, a bulk transmission developer may need approval to access state lands. A developer may also need an Encroachment Permit from the [[Connecticut Department of Transportation]] for projects that encroach on a state highway right-of-way.
 
|StateProcess=In Connecticut, a bulk transmission developer may need approval to access state lands. A developer may also need an Encroachment Permit from the [[Connecticut Department of Transportation]] for projects that encroach on a state highway right-of-way.
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|RightofWayProcess=Any person may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need before beginning any construction on state land. [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50k(a)]].
 
|RightofWayAgency=[[Connecticut Siting Council]]
 
|RightofWayAgency=[[Connecticut Siting Council]]
|RightofWayProcess=The [[Connecticut Siting Council]] (Siting Council)  will review any state land right-of-right access needs in the Siting Council's Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Needs review process. In this review process, the Siting Council consults with state land agencies to determine whether granting a state land right-right-of way would have a substantial adverse environmental affect in the state. [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50k(a)]].
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|HwyRightofWayProcess=Any person or public utility may need an Encroachment Permit to use a state highway right-of-way. [[Connecticut – Conn. Agencies Regs. §§ 13b-17 et seq., Encroachment Permit Regulations|Conn. Agencies Regs. § 13b-17-3]]
 
|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Connecticut Department of Transportation]]
 
|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Connecticut Department of Transportation]]
|HwyRightofWayProcess=A developer requiring a state highway right-of-way must submit an Application for an Encroachment Permit to the appropriate [[Connecticut Department of Transportation]] District Maintenance Manager (DMM). After a Permit Investigator reviews the Application, issues a report, and submits that report to the DMM, the DMM will determine whether to grant or deny an Encroachment Permit. [[Connecticut – Conn. Agencies Regs. §§ 13b-17 et seq., Encroachment Permit Regulations]].
 
 
|EminentDomain="A person engaged in the transmission of electric power...may acquire real property, and exercise any right of eminent domain." This right of eminent domain is subject to the [[Connecticut Siting Council]]'s review and issuance of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Needs for any property needed for possible or future transmission facilities. [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50z]].
 
|EminentDomain="A person engaged in the transmission of electric power...may acquire real property, and exercise any right of eminent domain." This right of eminent domain is subject to the [[Connecticut Siting Council]]'s review and issuance of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Needs for any property needed for possible or future transmission facilities. [[Connecticut – Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16-50 et seq., Public Utility Environmental Standards Act|C.G.S. §16-50z]].
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|GlanceTopic=Land Access
 
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Connecticut Bulk Transmission Land Access(3-CT)

In Connecticut, a bulk transmission developer may need approval to access state lands. A developer may also need an Encroachment Permit from the Connecticut Department of Transportation for projects that encroach on a state highway right-of-way.

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Connecticut Federal

State Land Right-of-Way: Any person may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need before beginning any construction on state land. C.G.S. §16-50k(a).
State Land Right-of-Way Agency: Connecticut Siting Council
State Highway Right-of-Way: Any person or public utility may need an Encroachment Permit to use a state highway right-of-way. Conn. Agencies Regs. § 13b-17-3
State Highway Right-of-Way Agency: Connecticut Department of Transportation
Eminent Domain: "A person engaged in the transmission of electric power...may acquire real property, and exercise any right of eminent domain." This right of eminent domain is subject to the Connecticut Siting Council's review and issuance of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Needs for any property needed for possible or future transmission facilities. C.G.S. §16-50z.