Missouri Bulk Transmission Land Access(3-MO)
In Missouri, a developer may need approval from the Missouri Board of Public Buildings to cross state lands.Mo. Rev. Stat. § 37.005.9. A developer may also need a Right-of-Way Construction Permit from the Missouri Department of Transportation to install, relocate, or maintain a utility on a state highway right-of-way. § 643.3.1.
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
|State Land Right-of-Way:||Public utilities may need a State Land Easement for any project that may crossover, upon or under any state land. Mo. Rev. Stat. § 37.005.9.|
|State Land Right-of-Way Agency:||Missouri Board of Public Buildings|
|State Highway Right-of-Way:||Any person may need a Right-of-Way Construction Permit for any work performed in a highway right-of-way and where the roadway, shoulders, or right of way will be affected by the work. § 643.3.3.|
|State Highway Right-of-Way Agency:||Missouri Department of Transportation|
|Eminent Domain:||Public utilities and electric cooperatives generally do not have the power to condemn land "currently used by another provider of [a] public utility service" unless "the condemnation is necessary for the public purpose of acquiring a nonexclusive easement or right-of-way across the property of such provider and only if the acquisition will not materially impair or interfere" with current use or prevent future expansion of facilities. Mo. Rev. Stat. § 523.010.|