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Subdivision 1. General 150-day limit. (a) Except as provided in subdivision 2, the commissioner must act on a water-use permit within 150 days after the completed application for the permit has been submitted. Within 30 business days of application for a water-use permit, the commissioner shall notify the applicant, in writing, whether the application is complete or incomplete.
(b) The commissioner must direct a hearing to be held on a water-use permit application or make an order issuing a permit or denying a permit.
Subd. 2. Exception. The requirements of subdivision 1 do not apply to applications for a water-use permit for:
(1) appropriations for diversion from the basin of origin of more than 2,000,000 gallons per day average in a 30-day period; or
(2) appropriations with a consumptive use of more than 2,000,000 gallons per day average for a 30-day period.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Minnesota Statutes Water (Ch. 103A-114B) § 103G.305. Time limit to act on water-use permit application - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mn/water-ch-103a-114b/mn-st-sect-103g-305/
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