Wyoming Bulk Transmission Site Considerations(2-WY)
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
Permitting at a Glance
|Preemptive Authority:||The WDEQ/Industrial Siting Council (ISC) has jurisdiction over transmission projects within the state, and has the authority to preempt local decisions regarding transmission siting and construction.|||
|Siting Entities:||WDEQ, ISC|
|Permit Authorization:||WISA Permit (Section 107 and Section 109)|
|Siting Triggers:||Transmission lines with a maximum operating voltage of 160kV or greater and an estimated construction cost of $190.8 million or more (adjusted annually for inflation/deflation).
Activities exempt from an WISA permit (Wyoming Statute (W.S.) 35-12-119(c))
|Application Requirements:||As outlined in W.S. 35-12-109 As outlined in Chapter 1 of the Rules and Regulations of the ISC|
|Permit Processing Timeframe:||The decision will typically be issued in 135 days of the filing of an application under section 109 and within 60 days of the filing of an application under section 107.|
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List of Reference Sources
- W.S. 37-2 (2013).