STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
67-2353. City or county request for advice. (1) In the event that a city or county has before it a matter in which it considers a permit to construct and operate an energy facility that will be used for the generation of electricity, the city or county may request assistance in the evaluation of the environmental attributes and impacts of the operation of the facility from any department of state government as provided in this act. The request to a department for assistance shall specify the scope of the requested assistance, shall request a written response to the request and shall include the information provided to the city or county by the applicant that relates to the request for assistance.
(2) In addition to such other information as the ordinances of the city or county may require, a city or county may require an applicant for the construction of an energy facility to submit preliminary air emission and preliminary water consumption data concerning the proposed energy facility based on the design of the facility.
(3) If a city or county requests assistance from more than one (1) department, the city or county may designate one of the departments to coordinate the reporting by all departments pursuant to this act.
[67-2353, added 2007, ch. 164, sec. 1, p. 491.]