Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 128.105 - Development of a wind energy system; notice requirements

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) PRE-APPLICATION NOTICE. At least 90 days before an owner files an application to construct a wind energy system, an owner shall use commercially reasonable methods to provide written notice of the planned wind energy system to all of the following:
(a) Landowners within one mile of a planned wind turbine host property.
(b) Political subdivisions within which the wind energy system may be located.
(c) Emergency first responders and air ambulance service providers serving a political subdivision within which the wind energy system may be located.
(d) The Wisconsin department of transportation.
(e) The commission.
(f) The DNR.
(g) The Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
(h) The office of the deputy undersecretary of the U.S. department of defense.
(1m) ADDITIONAL PRE-APPLICATION NOTICE TO COMMISSION. At least 180 days before filing an application to construct a wind turbine with a maximum blade tip height exceeding 600 feet, or a wind energy system in those portions of Lake Michigan or Lake Superior that are within the jurisdiction of the state, the owner shall provide written notice of the planned wind energy system to the commission.
(2) PRE-APPLICATION NOTICE REQUIREMENTS. The owner shall include all of the following in a notice under sub. (1) or (1m):
(a) A complete description of the wind energy system, including the number and size of the planned wind turbines.
(b) A map showing the planned location of all wind energy system facilities.
(c) Contact information for the owner.
(d) A list of all potential permits or approvals the owner anticipates may be necessary for construction of the wind energy system.
(e) Whether the owner is requesting a joint application review process under s. PSC 128.30(7) and the name of each political subdivision that may participate in the joint review process.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 128.105
CR 10-057: CR Register February 2011 No. 662, eff. 3-1-11.

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