DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATION LINES AND
(By authority conferred on the public service commission by section 7 of 1909 PA
106, sections 4 and 6 of 1939 PA 3, and section 5 of 1939 PA 419, MCL 460.557, 460.4,
460.6, and 460.55)
R 460.811 Definitions.
Rule 1. As used in these rules:
(a) "Commission" means the Michigan public service commission.
(b) "Utility" means an electric or telecommunications company, whether private,
corporate, or cooperative, that operates under the jurisdiction of the commission.
History: 1988 AACS.
R 460.812 Purpose.
Rule 2. These rules are intended to promote safe and adequate service to the public
and to provide standards for uniform and reasonable practices for a utility. These rules
do not relieve a utility from any of its other duties under the laws of this state.
History: 1988 AACS.
R 460.813 Standards of good practice; adoption by reference.
Rule 3. Parts 1, 2, and 3 and sections 1, 2, 3, and 9 of the national electrical safety
code, 2017 edition (ANSI-C2-2017), are adopted by reference in these rules as standards
of accepted good practice. Parts 1, 2, and 3 and sections 1, 2, 3, and 9 of the national
electrical safety code, 2017 edition (ANSI-C2- 2017), are available from the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) via the internet at the following web site:
at a cost of $190.00 for a pdf download, $210.00 for a print copy, or $285.00 for both
as of the time of adoption of this rule, plus any applicable handling charge.
Copies of the code may also be obtained from the Michigan Public Service
Commission, 7109 W. Saginaw, P.O. Box 30221, Lansing, MI 48909 at the same cost
charged by the IEEE as of the adoption of this rule, plus $20 for shipping and handling.
History: 1988 AACS; 1991 AACS; 1997 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2017 AACS.
R 460.814 Exemption from rules; application to commission; public