§ 16-345 Definitions
§ 16-346 Compliance with chapter required prior to excavation, discharge of explosives or demolition
§ 16-347 Public utilities to register with central clearinghouse
§ 16-348 Central clearinghouse. Apportionment of costs
§ 16-349 Notice of proposed excavation, discharge of explosives or demolition
§ 16-350 Permits to require compliance with chapter. Evidence re
§ 16-351 Information and assistance re location of underground facilities
§ 16-352 Emergency excavation, demolition or discharge of explosives
§ 16-353 Relation of chapter to permits and other laws
§ 16-354 Care to be exercised near underground facilities
§ 16-355 Procedure when contact is made with or damage is suspected or done to underground facilities
§ 16-356 Civil penalty. Application for hearing
§ 16-357 Regulations
§ 16-358 Underground gas facilities report. Requirements re
§ 16-359 Compliance and enforcement report

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 293 - Excavation, Demolition or Discharge of Explosives

  • Approximate location of an underground utility facility: means a strip of land not more than three feet wide centered on the actual location of an underground utility facility or a strip of land extending not more than one and one-half feet on either side of the actual location of an underground utility facility. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
  • aquaculture: means the farming of the waters of the state and tidal wetlands and the production of protein food, including fish, oysters, clams, mussels and other molluscan shellfish, on leased, franchised and public underwater farm lands. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • 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 §. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-345
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damage: includes , but is not limited to, the substantial weakening of structural or lateral support of a utility facility such that the continued integrity of such utility facility is imperiled, penetration or destruction of any utility facility protective coating, housing or other protective device or the severance, partial or complete, of any utility facility. 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
  • Gas company: includes every person owning, leasing, maintaining, operating, managing or controlling mains, pipes or other fixtures, in public highways or streets, for the transmission or distribution of gas for sale for heat or power within this state, or engaged in the manufacture of gas to be so transmitted or distributed for such purpose, but shall not include (A) a person manufacturing gas through the use of a biomass gasification plant provided such person does not own, lease, maintain, operate, manage or control mains, pipes or other fixtures in public highways or streets, (B) a municipal gas utility established under chapter 101 or any other gas utility owned, leased, maintained, operated, managed or controlled by any unit of local government under any general statute or any public or special act, or (C) an entity approved to submeter pursuant to §. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Plant: includes all real estate, buildings, tracks, pipes, mains, poles, wires and other fixed or stationary construction and equipment, wherever located, used in the conduct of the business of the company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • 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