2011 Indiana Code
TITLE 14. NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
ARTICLE 18. STATE LAND
CHAPTER 10. UTILITY EASEMENTS

IC 14-18-10
Chapter 10. Utility Easements

IC 14-18-10-1
Permit requirement
Sec. 1. A person may not erect or construct a utility, telephone, or telegraph line upon or across:
(1) a state park;
(2) a state forest;
(3) a state game preserve;
(4) land acquired by the state and set aside for use by the public as a scenic or historic place; or
(5) that part of a public highway right-of-way that passes through a state park, a state forest, a state game preserve, or land acquired by the state and set aside for use by the public as a scenic or historic place;
unless the person has a permit from the director to erect or construct the line.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.11.

IC 14-18-10-2
Issuance of permit
Sec. 2. The director may issue to any person, without charge, a permit to erect or construct a utility, telephone, or telegraph line as described in section 1 of this chapter under the rules and restrictions that the director considers necessary:
(1) for the protection and preservation of the natural scenic conditions of the land; or
(2) to prevent the line from interfering with or obstructing the use and enjoyment of the property by the public.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.11.

IC 14-18-10-3
Prohibited easements
Sec. 3. A person may not construct or erect a utility, telegraph, or telephone line as described in section 1 of this chapter in violation of any of the rules and restrictions of a permit issued under this chapter.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.11.

IC 14-18-10-4
Violations
Sec. 4. A person who violates this chapter commits a Class C infraction. Each day that such a violation exists constitutes a separate offense.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.11.

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