RAPID/Hydropower/California/Pre-Existing Land Use
California Hydropower Pre-Existing Land Use Assessment(13-CA)
In California, a hydropower developer must consider the location and land use designations on certain land before constructing a hydroelectric project. For instance, a developer may need to obtain a Consistency Certification or a Coastal Development Permit from the California Coastal Commission, or appropriate local permitting authority, if the project is located in or likely to affect a state coastal zone.
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.
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