Any permit issued by a public agency for excavation, demolition or discharge of explosives shall require compliance with this chapter. No such permit shall be issued by any public agency unless such public agency receives satisfactory evidence from the person, public agency or public utility seeking such permit that the requirements of this chapter have been met. Such evidence shall be obtained from the central clearinghouse and shall be in such form as the authority may prescribe by regulations pursuant to section 16-357.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-350
- Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Central clearinghouse: means the organization organized and operated by public utilities pursuant to section 16-348 for the purposes of receiving and giving notice of excavation, discharge of explosives and demolition activity within the state. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
- Demolition: means the wrecking, razing, rending, moving or removing of any structure. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Excavation: means an operation for the purposes of movement or removal of earth, rock or other materials in or on the ground, or otherwise disturbing the subsurface of the earth, by the use of powered or mechanized equipment, including but not limited to digging, blasting, auguring, back filling, test boring, drilling, pile driving, grading, plowing-in, hammering, pulling-in, trenching, tunneling, dredging, reclamation processes and milling. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
- Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or association, including a person engaged as a contractor by a public agency but excluding a public agency. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
- Public agency: means the state or any political subdivision thereof, including any governmental agency. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
- Public utility: means the owner or operator of underground facilities for furnishing electric, gas, telephone, communications, pipeline, sewage, water, community television antenna, steam, traffic signal, fire signal or similar service, including a municipal or other public owner or operator. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345