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|StateProcess=A developer must obtain a Public Utility Easement, from the state agency with jurisdiction, to access state land. [[Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.)]] A developer may also need a Utility Permit from the [[Illinois Department of Transportation]] to construct or maintain a transmission line “…upon, under or along any [state] highway, or upon any township or district road…” [[Illinois – 605 I.L.C.S. §§ 9-101 et seq., General Highway Provisions|605 I.L.C.S. §113(a)]], [[Illinois Regulations – 92 I.A.C. §§ 530 et seq., Accommodation of Utilities on Right-of-Way]].
 
|StateProcess=A developer must obtain a Public Utility Easement, from the state agency with jurisdiction, to access state land. [[Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.)]] A developer may also need a Utility Permit from the [[Illinois Department of Transportation]] to construct or maintain a transmission line “…upon, under or along any [state] highway, or upon any township or district road…” [[Illinois – 605 I.L.C.S. §§ 9-101 et seq., General Highway Provisions|605 I.L.C.S. §113(a)]], [[Illinois Regulations – 92 I.A.C. §§ 530 et seq., Accommodation of Utilities on Right-of-Way]].
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|RightofWayProcess=A public utility may need an Easement to access state lands. A public utility is defined as “every corporation, company, association, joint stock company or association, firm, partnership, individual, or other organization… that owns, controls, operates, or manages, within Illinois, directly or indirectly, for public use, any plant, equipment, or property used or to be used for or in connection with… the production, storage, transmission…of…electricity.” [[Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.)]].
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|RightofWayAgency=[[Illinois Department of Central Management Services]]
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|HwyRightofWayProcess=A public utility may need a Utility Permit before placing or constructing any pole or wires upon or along a state highway right-of-way. [[Illinois – 605 I.L.C.S. §§ 9-101 et seq., General Highway Provisions | 606 I.C.S §9-113]].
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|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Illinois Department of Transportation]]
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|EminentDomain=“When necessary for the construction of any alterations, additions, extensions or improvements… any public utility may enter upon, take or damage private property in the manner provided for by the law of eminent domain…” [[Illinois Public Utilities Act (220 I.L.C.S §§ 5 et seq.)|22) I.L.C.S §5/8-509]]. A public utility is defined as “…every corporation, company, limited liability company, association, joint stock company or association, firm, partnership or individual… that owns, controls, operates, or manages, within this State, directly or indirectly, for public use, any plant, equipment, or property used or to be used for or in connection with… the production, storage, transmission…of…electricity.” [[Illinois Public Utilities Act (220 I.L.C.S §§ 5 et seq.)|22) I.L.C.S §5/3-105]]
 
|GlanceTopic=Land Access
 
|GlanceTopic=Land Access
|RightofWayAgency=State agency with jurisdiction over the land and [[Illinois Department of Central Management Services]].
 
|RightofWayProcess=Public utilities must obtain a Public Utility Easement to access state land. [[Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.)]] Illinois defines “public utility” to include “…any plant, equipment, or property used for or in connection with…the production, storage, transmission, role, delivery, or furnishing of heat, cold, light, power, electricity, or water…” [[Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.)|30 I.L.C.S. §605/7.2]].
 
|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Illinois Department of Transportation]]
 
|HwyRightofWayProcess=A developer may need a Utility Permit to work within the right-of-way of an Interstate, U.S. State route, Illinois state route, or state maintained roadway. [[Illinois – 605 I.L.C.S. §§ 9-101 et seq., General Highway Provisions | 606 I.C.S §9-113]]; [[Illinois Department of Transportation Website – Utility Permits]].
 
|EminentDomain=When necessary the [[Illinois Commerce Commission]] (ICC) may grant a public utility eminent domain power to construct transmission lines on private property.  [[Illinois Public Utilities Act (220 I.L.C.S §§ 5 et seq.)|22) I.L.C.S §5/8-509]].
 
 
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Illinois Bulk Transmission Land Access(3-IL)

A developer must obtain a Public Utility Easement, from the state agency with jurisdiction, to access state land. Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.) A developer may also need a Utility Permit from the Illinois Department of Transportation to construct or maintain a transmission line “…upon, under or along any [state] highway, or upon any township or district road…” 605 I.L.C.S. §113(a), Illinois Regulations – 92 I.A.C. §§ 530 et seq., Accommodation of Utilities on Right-of-Way.

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State Land Right-of-Way: A public utility may need an Easement to access state lands. A public utility is defined as “every corporation, company, association, joint stock company or association, firm, partnership, individual, or other organization… that owns, controls, operates, or manages, within Illinois, directly or indirectly, for public use, any plant, equipment, or property used or to be used for or in connection with… the production, storage, transmission…of…electricity.” Illinois – State Property Control Act (30 I.L.C.S. §§ 605 et seq.).
State Land Right-of-Way Agency: Illinois Department of Central Management Services
State Highway Right-of-Way: A public utility may need a Utility Permit before placing or constructing any pole or wires upon or along a state highway right-of-way. 606 I.C.S §9-113.
State Highway Right-of-Way Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
Eminent Domain: “When necessary for the construction of any alterations, additions, extensions or improvements… any public utility may enter upon, take or damage private property in the manner provided for by the law of eminent domain…” 22) I.L.C.S §5/8-509. A public utility is defined as “…every corporation, company, limited liability company, association, joint stock company or association, firm, partnership or individual… that owns, controls, operates, or manages, within this State, directly or indirectly, for public use, any plant, equipment, or property used or to be used for or in connection with… the production, storage, transmission…of…electricity.” 22) I.L.C.S §5/3-105