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|StateProcess=In Georgia a bulk transmission developer may need an easement from [[Georgia State Properties Commission]] with jurisdiction to access state land. [[Georgia — Georgia State Properties Commission, SPC 11 – Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property| SPC — 11 Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property, SPC-LM-04]]. A developer may also need Utility Encroachment Permit from the [[Georgia Department of Transportation]] for any project that encroaches on, uses or occupies any part of state highway right-of-way. [[Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards|Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 1-17]].
 
|StateProcess=In Georgia a bulk transmission developer may need an easement from [[Georgia State Properties Commission]] with jurisdiction to access state land. [[Georgia — Georgia State Properties Commission, SPC 11 – Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property| SPC — 11 Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property, SPC-LM-04]]. A developer may also need Utility Encroachment Permit from the [[Georgia Department of Transportation]] for any project that encroaches on, uses or occupies any part of state highway right-of-way. [[Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards|Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 1-17]].
 
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|RightofWayProcess=Any person may need an easement from the [[Georgia State Properties Commission]] to access state land. [[Georgia — Georgia State Properties Commission, SPC 11 – Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property| SPC — 11 Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property, SPC-LM-04]].
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|HwyRightofWayProcess=A public utility may need a Utility Encroachment Permit for any project that encroaches on, uses, or occupies any part of a state highway-right-of-way. [[Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards|Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 3-1 – 3-2]]. A public utility is defined as “any privately, publicly or cooperatively owned line, facility, or system for producing, transmitting or distributing…power, [or] electricity…” [[Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards|Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 1-17]].
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|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Georgia Department of Transportation]]
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|EminentDomain=A utility in Georgia may exercise the power of eminent domain for the purpose of building electric transmission lines. A “utility” is defined as “a person, corporation or other entity that…transmits, supplies or sells electricity for public or private use…” [[Georgia – Ga. Code Ann. §§22-3-160 et seq., Electric Transmission Lines |Ga. Code Ann. §22-3-160]].
 
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Georgia Bulk Transmission Land Access(3-GA)

In Georgia a bulk transmission developer may need an easement from Georgia State Properties Commission with jurisdiction to access state land. SPC — 11 Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property, SPC-LM-04. A developer may also need Utility Encroachment Permit from the Georgia Department of Transportation for any project that encroaches on, uses or occupies any part of state highway right-of-way. Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 1-17.

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State Land Right-of-Way: Any person may need an easement from the Georgia State Properties Commission to access state land. SPC — 11 Land Management: Conveyance of Surplus State Property, SPC-LM-04.
State Land Right-of-Way Agency: Georgia State Properties Commission
State Highway Right-of-Way: A public utility may need a Utility Encroachment Permit for any project that encroaches on, uses, or occupies any part of a state highway-right-of-way. Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 3-1 – 3-2. A public utility is defined as “any privately, publicly or cooperatively owned line, facility, or system for producing, transmitting or distributing…power, [or] electricity…” Georgia Department of Transportation Utility Accommodation Policy and Standards, at 1-17.
State Highway Right-of-Way Agency: Georgia Department of Transportation
Eminent Domain: A utility in Georgia may exercise the power of eminent domain for the purpose of building electric transmission lines. A “utility” is defined as “a person, corporation or other entity that…transmits, supplies or sells electricity for public or private use…” Ga. Code Ann. §22-3-160.