Florida Electric Transmission Line Siting Act (Florida)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Florida


Applies to States or Provinces Florida
Name Florida Electric Transmission Line Siting Act (Florida)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/siting/transmission.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Transmission Line Siting Act (TLSA) is the state’s centralized process for licensing electrical transmission lines which; (a) are 230 kV or larger; (b) cross a county line; and, (c) are 15 miles or longer. An applicant can request to use the act for a line less than 15 miles long or if within one county. The Act establishes a centralized and coordinated licensing process for the location of electric transmission line corridors and the construction, operation, and maintenance of electric transmission lines.


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Policy Contact

Department Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Address 3900 Commonwealth Blvd. Rd M.S. 48
Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32399-3000
Phone 850-245-2002
Fax 850-245-2020



Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Fla. Stat. 403.52 through 403.5365



Authority 2: Fla. Admin. Code 62-17

















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