Georgia Bulk Transmission Siting & Regulation(8-GA)
In Georgia, there is no state specific transmission siting process. Under Georgia law, public utilities can exercise the power of eminent domain in order to construct transmission lines. Ga. Code Ann. §22-3-160.1.
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
Permitting at a Glance
|Transmission Siting:||Georgia does not have state specific transmission siting process. Public utilities may exercise the power of eminent domain in order to construct transmission lines. Ga. Code Ann. §22-3-160.1.|
|Transmission Siting Agency:||Georgia Public Services Commission|
|Transmission Siting Threshold:||A line that is at least 115 kV or more with a length of at least one mile.|
|Processing Timeframe:||There is no statutorily defined processing timeframe.|
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