Damage to Underground Facilities

Scope of Rule

Pursuant to Indiana Code § 4-22-2.5-2, with limited exceptions, administrative rules expire on January 1 of the seventh year after the rule’s effective date unless readopted. 170 IAC 5-5: Damage to Underground Facilities was filed on May 25, 2011, and would have expired on Jan. 1, 2018, had the Commission not acted to readopt it.


Rulemaking Status

  1. Notice of Intent Published
  2. Public Comment Period
  3. Commission Readoption of Rule
  4. Effective Rule

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Next Steps

Commission staff recommends readoption of 170 IAC 5-5 and requested that a Notice of Intent be published. The Notice of Intent was published on Feb. 22, 2017. No comments regarding this rule were made during the public comment period. On April 5, 2017, the Commission approved readoption of 170 IAC 5-5 at Conference. The Legislative Services Agency published the rule on April 11, 2017. It became effective 30 days after publication, on May 10, 2017.

Comments or Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to submit comments related to this rulemaking, please contact Assistant General Counsel Brad Pope:

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
101 W. Washington Street, Suite 1500E
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-2737 | Email