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Title 54Public Utilities (Download: PDF | RTF | WordPerfect)
Chapter 8Utah Underground Conversion of Utilities Law (Download: PDF | RTF | WordPerfect)
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Section 1 Short title.
Section 2 Legislative purpose.
Section 3 Definitions.
Section 4 Creation of local improvement districts authorized.
Section 5 Apportionment of costs -- Assessment against benefitted property -- Public lands not subject to assessment.
Section 6 Creation of improvement district -- Petition by property owners -- Resolution of governing body -- Utilities to submit reports.
Section 7 Reports of utilities -- Recommendations -- Estimate of costs.
Section 8 Approval of utilities' report by governing body -- Passage of resolutions -- Contents.
Section 9 Public hearing -- Notice -- Contents.
Section 10 Public hearing -- Notice -- Publication.
Section 11 Protests -- Hearings -- Representatives of utilities to be present -- Changes in proposal -- Adoption or abandonment of project.
Section 12 Property owners failing to appear at hearings -- Waiver of rights.
Section 13 Assessment list to be prepared.
Section 14 Declaration of costs -- Contents of resolution.
Section 15 Board of equalization and review -- Appointment -- Functions and authority.
Section 16 Notice of assessment -- Publication.
Section 17 Assessments -- Hearings on -- Corrections of -- Assessment not to exceed benefit.
Section 18 Assessments -- Resolution to adopt.
Section 19 Assessments -- Right to levy against property -- Due date -- Notice -- Payment in annual installments.
Section 20 Assessments -- Failure to pay installment -- Interest and penalties -- Lien on property -- Sale of property -- Disposition of proceeds.
Section 21 Assessments -- Prepayment of unpaid installments.
Section 22 Bonds -- Issuance authorized -- Amount -- Interest -- Additional requirements.
Section 23 Objection to amount of assessment -- Civil action -- Litigation to question or attack proceedings or legality of bonds.
Section 24 Payment to utilities -- Allowable costs.
Section 25 Utilities responsible for work -- May subcontract -- Title to converted facilities retained.
Section 26 Notice that service from underground facilities is available -- Consequences of failure to convert overhead facilities.
Section 27 Bill for conversion costs -- Not to exceed estimate -- Payment within 30 days -- Accounting procedures.
Section 28 Additional overhead facilities prohibited -- Exception.
Section 29 Jurisdiction over public utilities.
Section 30 Commencement of conversion -- When required.
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