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BMP ID: 2355
Title: A well must be a minimum distance of 150 feet from a surface property line, except with a waiver.
Text: "a. Statewide setbacks. Subparagraph (1) below shall apply to all areas of the state except as provided under subparagraphs b. and e. of this rule. Subparagraph (2) below shall apply to all areas of the state.(2) A well shall be a minimum distance of one hundred fifty (150) feet from a surface property line. An exception may be granted by the Director if it is not feasible for the operator to meet this minimum distance requirement and a waiver is obtained from the offset surface owner(s). An exception request letter stating the reasons for the exception shall be submitted to the Director and accompanied by a signed waiver(s) from the offset surface owner(s). Such waiver shall be written and filed in the county clerk and recorder's office and with the Director."
Source Publication Name: Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Practice and Procedure, 2 CCR 404-1, Final Draft Rules 11 07 08
Citation Section: 603. DRILLING AND WELL SERVICING OPERATIONS AND HIGH DENSITY AREA RULES
Citation Page: 603(a)(2)
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Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
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Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
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Categories: Human Health and Safety
Location: Colorado
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Date Entered: 2009-02-17 14:55 MDT
Last Updated: 2009-02-17 14:55 MDT