36.12.1802 PERMIT AND CHANGE APPLICATIONS - POSSESSORY INTEREST
(1) An applicant or a representative shall sign the application affidavit to affirm the following:
(a) the statements on the application and all information submitted with the application are true and correct; and
(b) except in cases of an instream flow application, or where the application is for sale, rental, distribution, or is a municipal use, or in any other context in which water is being supplied to another and it is clear that the ultimate user will not accept the supply without consenting to the use of water on the user's place of use, the applicant has possessory interest in the property where the water is to be put to beneficial use or has the written consent of the person having the possessory interest.
(2) If a representative of the applicant signs the application form affidavit, the representative shall state the relationship of the representative to the applicant on the form, such as president of the corporation, and provide documentation that establishes the authority of the representative to sign the application, such as a copy of a power of attorney.
(3) The department may require a copy of the written consent of the person having the possessory interest.
History: 85-2-113 and 85-2-302, MCA; IMP, 85-2-302, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 3036, Eff. 1/1/05.