language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to transportation; modifying permit requirements for temporary use of certain rights-of-way;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 160.27, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 160.27, subdivision 10.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) In connection with the use of the road right-of-way of a road authority, excluding on controlled-access highways under section 160.08, a property owner or occupant of property abutting the road right-of-way may apply for a permit for temporary placement, for up to 14 days, of a pressurized flexible force main for the transport of manure for field application.
(b) The property owner or occupant must:
(1) identify the entire length of the right-of-way for use under the permit;
(2) place the force main within the backslope of the road authority's right-of-way where possible;
(3) place pumping equipment outside the road authority's right-of-way; and
(4) meet all of the permit requirements identified by the road authority.
(c) Once the road authority has issued a permit, the property owner or occupant may install the force main over the length of the right-of-way from the permittee's property to where the manure will be applied, irrespective of whether the permittee is the owner or occupant of all property abutting the portion of the right-of-way where the force main is to be installed.
Presented to the governor May 24, 2016
Signed by the governor May 31, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes