20.73.01.01

.01 Prior Authorization.

A. A person may not commence the construction of a privately owned water system or sewage disposal (sewerage) system for public use without the prior authorization of the Commission pursuant to Public Utilities Article, §5-204, Annotated Code of Maryland, and the provisions of this subtitle.

B. A person seeking prior authorization pursuant to Public Utilities Article, §5-204, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall file an application with the Commission which contains the information and documents set forth in this subtitle in order to meet their burden of fully disclosing plans to finance, construct, and operate the proposed system.