This version of the form is not currently in use and is provided for reference only. Download this version of Form 631 for the current year.
This is a legal form that was released by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation - a government authority operating within Montana. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is Form 631?
A: Form 631 is a petition for closure of a highly appropriated basin in Montana.
Q: What is a highly appropriated basin?
A: A highly appropriated basin is an area where the demand for water exceeds the available supply.
Q: Why would someone file a petition for closure of a highly appropriated basin?
A: Someone would file a petition for closure if they believe there is an urgent need to restrict or limit water use in order to protect the available supply.
Q: Who can file a petition for closure of a highly appropriated basin?
A: Any person or entity with a vested interest in the basin can file a petition for closure.
Q: What are the requirements for filing Form 631?
A: The requirements may vary, but typically the petitioner must provide a detailed explanation of the need for closure and evidence to support their claims.
Q: What happens after filing Form 631?
A: After filing Form 631, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation will review the petition and may hold a public hearing to gather more information.
Q: Can the petition be denied?
A: Yes, the petition can be denied if the department determines that the need for closure is not justified or if there are legal or technical issues.
Q: Is there a fee for filing Form 631?
A: Yes, there is usually a fee associated with filing Form 631, which varies depending on the specific requirements and the size of the basin.
Download a printable version of Form 631 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.