SEC. 51-3-45. Changes in approved diversion.
(1) The board may consider, approve, modify at the request of the applicant, or reject applications for permanent or temporary changes in the place of diversion or withdrawal or use of water from those originally approved, subject to the rules and regulations of the board and following the procedure herein established for original application for permit.
(2) Any person who changes or attempts to change the point or place of diversion or withdrawal or use of water, either permanently or temporarily, without first applying to the board in the manner prescribed, shall obtain no right thereby and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished therefor, in the discretion of the court, not to exceed a fine of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00). Each day of such unlawful change shall constitute a separate offense, separately punishable.
(3) Each application for a temporary or permanent change shall be accompanied by a fee of One Dollar ($1.00). All fees received by the board as herein prescribed shall be deposited in the General Fund of the state.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-23; Laws, 1956, ch. 167, Sec. 23; 1985, ch. 459, Sec. 25, eff from and after passage (approved April 1, 1985).