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6135.0520 RATE TABLE I, NARROW UNDERWATER CROSSINGS.

The following table applies to underwater crossings involving a disturbance of less than ten feet in width at the water's edge.

Total Length in Feet, All Crossings Per Application
Type of Utility 0-100 101 -200 201 -300 301 -400 401 -500 500+
BASE RATE
Pipeline $237 $293 $349 $406 $462 $462 plus $56 per 100 feet or fraction thereof additional
Electric Transmission 180 225 259 304 349 $349 plus $45 per 100 feet or fraction thereof additional
Electric Distribution, Telephone, Telegraph, and Fiberoptic 124 147 180 203 237 $237 plus $17 per 100 feet or fraction thereof additional

The length of an underwater crossing is measured by the number of feet of line between banks or shores. The license fee is determined by adding the length of all such underwater crossings on the same application and, using this total distance, selecting the appropriate column to determine the base rate. The license fee is the base rate plus $28 for each crossing in excess of one listed in the application.

Example #1. Electric distribution line application. Five water crossings.

Length (feet)
Crossing #1 40 Base rate $147 (from 101-200 feet column)
Crossing #2 10 Plus 112 (four crossings in excess of one)
Crossing #3 75 -----
Crossing #4 22 License fee 259
Crossing #5 35
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Total 182

Example #2. Pipeline application. One crossing.

Crossing #1, 650 feet Base rate $574 (from the 500+ column)
Plus $ 0 (no crossings in excess of one)
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License fee $574

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; L 2003 c 128 art 1 s 158

History:

28 SR 545

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008