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§ 7-103. Electric companies

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Utilities

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Gas, Electric, and Water Companies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-103
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 7-103
§ 7-103. Electric companies
Manufacture, sell, and furnish light and power
(a) An electric company incorporated in Maryland may:
(1) manufacture, sell, and furnish electric power in any municipal corporation or county of the State;
(2) construct a power line to transmit power under, along, on, or over the roadways or public ways of any municipal corporation or county of the State; and
(3) connect the power line from the place of supply to any other structure or object.
Consent of local government required to lay power lines
(b)(1) An electric company must have the consent of the governing body of the municipal corporation or county before laying or constructing any power line in accordance with subsection (a) of this section.
(2) The governing body of the municipal corporation or county may adopt reasonable regulations and conditions for the laying of a power line, including regulations requiring the electric company to refill and repave any roadway or public way under which the power line is laid.

Credits

Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
Formerly Art. 23, § 167.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-103, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-103
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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