45-5A-5 Notice to surface owner of proposed development and rights under chapter.
Notice to surface owner of proposed development and rights under chapter.
mineral developer shall give the surface owner written notice of proposed mineral development,
other than exploration activities, at least thirty days before the date operations are commenced. This
notice shall be given to the record surface owner at the surface owner's address as shown by the
records of the county register of deeds at the time the notice is given. This notice shall sufficiently
disclose the plan of work and operations to enable the surface owner to evaluate the effect of drilling
operations on the surface owner's use of the property. Included with this notice shall be a form
prepared by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources advising the surface owner of
his or her rights and options under this chapter.
Source: SL 1982, ch 304, § 5; SL 2011, ch 165, § 193.