402 KAR 3:050. Bad actor notice provisions

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/402/003/050.htm
Published: 2015

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      402 KAR 3:050. Bad actor notice




TO: KRS 149.330, 149.332, 149.344, 149.346, 149.348




FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 149.344 requires the cabinet to establish

notification requirements for loggers or operators who have received one (1) or

more bad actor designations. This administrative regulation establishes the

methods and requirements for bad actors to notify the Division of Forestry

before beginning timber harvest operations.



1. Notice Required. (1) Pursuant to KRS 149.344(11)(a), a bad actor who has received one (1) or more bad actor

designations pursuant to KRS 149.344(8) shall notify the Division of

Forestry prior to conducting logging operations.


The bad actor shall continue to notify the division until all civil penalties

have been paid and all site remediation required by the division has been




2. (1)(a) Bad actor notification shall be made by letter, facsimile, email,

telephone conversation, or in person to the appropriate Division of Forestry

regional office covering the county where the harvest shall occur.


A message left on an answering machine or voice mail service shall not

constitute valid notification.


In the notification, the bad actor shall identify the anticipated date of

harvest and the location of the timber harvesting site in sufficient detail to

enable the division to locate the site in the field. The location shall be

identified by:


The name of the landowner;


The county; and


One (1) of the following methods:


Latitude and longitude of the site to the nearest one-tenth (1/10) of a minute

or the UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator) coordinates to the nearest 100



USGS (United States Geological Survey) 7.5-minute topographic quadrangle map or

reproduction thereof, marked to show the name of the quadrangle map, the map

scale, the north arrow, and the exact location of the site; or


The nearest named community and the approximate distance and direction from the

community to the site, the name and number of the nearest highway or street,

and a description of how to reach the site from the nearest road intersection

or other appropriate landmark. (41 Ky.R. 2694; Am. 42 Ky.R. 282; 1153; eff.