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§ 7-204. Lines and transmission devices

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic UtilitiesEffective: March 27, 2019

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 2. Electric Generation Facility Planning (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 27, 2019
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-204
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 7-204
§ 7-204. Lines and transmission devices
Notice to property owners
(a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, at least 30 days before a hearing, a public service company shall provide to each owner of land and each owner of adjacent land, by certified mail, written notice of intent to run a line or similar transmission device over, on, or under the land.
(2) The public service company shall determine the property owners from the current tax assessment records of the political subdivision in which the property is located.
Failure to provide notice
(b) Unless the failure is willful or deliberate, the failure of a public service company to provide notice does not invalidate a public hearing or require that another hearing take place.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 52, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2018, c. 282, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018; Acts 2019, c. 7, § 1, eff. March 27, 2019.
Formerly Art. 78, § 54B.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-204, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-204
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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