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|StateProcess=In New York, a bulk transmission developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[New York State Public Service Commission]].
 
|StateProcess=In New York, a bulk transmission developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[New York State Public Service Commission]].
|GlanceTopic=Transmission
 
 
|SitingAuth=The [[New York State Public Service Commission]] has permitting authority over the siting and construction of electric transmission lines.
 
|SitingAuth=The [[New York State Public Service Commission]] has permitting authority over the siting and construction of electric transmission lines.
|SitingAgency=[[New York State Public Service Commission]]
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|SitingProcess=New York does not have a comprehensive transmission siting process for transmission project development.
|SitingProcess=A developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[New York State Public Service Commission]] for the construction of transmission lines.
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|RegEntityDef=A person is defined as “any individual, corporation, public benefit corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, partnership, co-operative association, trust or estate.[[New York – Public Service Law|N.Y. Pub. Serv. Law §120 (2), Definitions]].
|SitingThreshold=No "person," defined as "any individual, corporation, public benefit corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, partnership, co-operative association, trust or estate" may prepare a site or begin construction of a "major facility" without first obtaining a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[New York State Public Service Commission]]. [[New York – Public Service Law|N.Y. Pub. Ser. Law §§ 120-130, Siting of Major Utility Transmission Facilities]].
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|PubUtilTxCert=Any person may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[New York State Public Service Commission]] to construct an electric transmission line of at least 125 kV that is at least one mile long or with a capacity between 100 kV and 125 kV that is at least 10 miles long. [[New York – Public Service Law|N.Y. Pub. Ser. Law §§ 120-130, Siting of Major Utility Transmission Facilities]].
|SitingAct=[[New York Public Service Law|N.Y. Pub. Ser. Law §§ 120-130, Siting of Major Utility Transmission Facilities]].
 
|RegEntityDef=A "major utility transmission facility" is: an electric transmission line of a design capacity of 125 kilovolts; or more extending a distance of one (1) mile or more, or; an electric transmission line of 100 kilovolts or more and less than 125 kilovolts or more, extending a distance of ten (10) miles or more, including associated equipment.[[New York – Public Service Law|N.Y. Pub. Serv. Law §120 (2), Definitions]].
 
|PubUtilTxCert=A major utility transmission facility must obtain a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the [[New York State Public Service Commission]].
 
 
|SitingTimeframe=There is no statutorily defined timeframe for approval.
 
|SitingTimeframe=There is no statutorily defined timeframe for approval.
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|GlanceTopic=Transmission
 
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New York Bulk Transmission Siting & Regulation(8-NY)

In New York, a bulk transmission developer may need to obtain a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the New York State Public Service Commission.

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Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.


Permitting at a Glance

New York Federal

Transmission Siting: New York does not have a comprehensive transmission siting process for transmission project development.
Preemptive Authority: The New York State Public Service Commission has permitting authority over the siting and construction of electric transmission lines.
Regulated Entity Definition: A person is defined as “any individual, corporation, public benefit corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, partnership, co-operative association, trust or estate.” N.Y. Pub. Serv. Law §120 (2), Definitions.
Public Utility Certificate Threshold: Any person may need a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from the New York State Public Service Commission to construct an electric transmission line of at least 125 kV that is at least one mile long or with a capacity between 100 kV and 125 kV that is at least 10 miles long. N.Y. Pub. Ser. Law §§ 120-130, Siting of Major Utility Transmission Facilities.
Processing Timeframe: There is no statutorily defined timeframe for approval.