2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 58 - Public Utilities, Services and Carriers
CHAPTER 7 - SPECIAL PROVISIONS AFFECTING GAS, WATER OR PIPELINE COMPANIES
SECTION 58-7-30. Water companies may condemn land for waterworks.


SC Code § 58-7-30 (2013) What's This?

(A) Any corporation engaged in the business of supplying water or sewerage services in this State or which may intend to engage in the business of supplying water or sewerage services has the same rights and powers of condemnation as are conferred upon municipal corporations pursuant to the provisions of Sections 5-31-420, 5-31-430, and 5-31-440.

(B) Before a corporation engaged in supplying sewer services as authorized under the provisions of this section exercises the right of condemnation, the governing body of the county in which the condemnation will occur must adopt an ordinance granting the corporation the authority to condemn property necessary to provide sewer services.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 58-152; 1952 Code Section 58-152; 1942 Code Section 7303; 1932 Code Section 7303; Civ. C. '22 Section 4451; Civ. C. '12 Section 3028; 1905 (24) 867; 1951 (47) 785; 1990 Act No. 588, Section 1, eff June 11, 1990.

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