applications for a Certificate must be submitted to the Department
electronically. A copy of the Applicant's Articles of Incorporation and
amendments thereto shall be submitted concurrently with the application. When
the New Petroleum Pipeline or proposed Extension is expected to be sited in
five (5) or fewer Georgia counties, an application fee of $5,000.00 must be
submitted. When the New Petroleum Pipeline or proposed Extension is expected to
be sited in more than five (5) Georgia counties, an additional $1,000.00 per
county is added to the fee. The total fee is intended to cover costs associated
with the processing and review of the application as well as the scheduling of
public meetings. The application will not be considered filed until all
required materials and the appropriate fee are received by the Department. Fees
are to be submitted by mail to the Georgia Department of Transportation, Office
for a Certificate shall set forth in the order indicated the following:
(1) The exact legal name of the Applicant,
the State or territory under the laws of which the Applicant was organized, the
location of the Applicant's principal place of business, the names of all
States where the Applicant is authorized to do business and a concise but
comprehensive description of the existing business, operations and properties
of the Applicant with particular reference to the transportation by pipeline of
petroleum or petroleum products.
(2) The name, title, telephone number and
post office address of the person to whom correspondence or communications in
regard to the application are to be addressed. Unless advised to the contrary,
the Commissioner will serve notices, orders, and other papers upon the person
(3) A description of the
proposed project together with its siting information, including, but not
limited to, a map showing the proposed location of the route of the New
Petroleum Pipeline or of the proposed Extension. Applicant
(4) A description of the public convenience
and necessity that support the proposed location of the route of the new
pipeline route or of the proposed Extension.
(5) The width of the proposed Petroleum
Pipeline corridor up to a maximum width of one-third mile.
(6) A showing that use of the power of
eminent domain may be necessary for construction of the New Petroleum Pipeline
or for the proposed Extension.
A showing that the public convenience and necessity for the Petroleum Pipeline
justifies the use of the power of eminent domain.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
O.C.G.A. § 22-3-83.
entitled "Application for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity"
adopted. F. June 3, 1996; eff.
June 23, 1996.
Amended: F. May 1,
2018; eff. May 21, 2018.