Utility Regulation Generally

ORS 757.272
Pole owner may approve or reject attachment


(1)

A licensee shall notify a public utility, telecommunications utility or consumer-owned utility of all attachments to the utility’s poles according to the terms of any agreement between the licensee and the utility.

(2)

Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the public utility, telecommunications utility or consumer-owned utility may approve or reject the attachment. If the attachment is rejected, the licensee shall remove the attachment within three business days of the date the attachment is rejected. If the attachment is not removed within three business days of the date the attachment is rejected, the utility may remove the attachment and charge the licensee for all costs incurred by the utility in removing the attachment. [1999 c.832 §3]
Chapter 757

Notes of Decisions

Under regulatory scheme, Public Utility Commissioner has authority to promulgate rule limiting telephone company's liability for directory listing errors or omissions. Garrison v. Pacific NW Bell, 45 Or App 523, 608 P2d 1206 (1980)

Refund is proper exercise of Public Utility Commission's general powers if refund (1) is based only on information in existence at time of rate order for which refund is being made; (2) is not based on evaluation of public utility's actual expenses or revenues; and (3) is not effectuated by offsetting future rates. Gearhart v. Public Utility Commission, 255 Or App 58, 299 P3d 533 (2013), aff'd 356 Or 216, 339 P3d 904 (2014)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Governor and Public Utility Commissioner to enter into binding agreements with respect to uniform curtailment plans, (1977) Vol 38, p 861


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