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Right-of-Way Authorization (BOR)

Sector: 
Renewable Energy
Description: 
Applications to obtain a use authorization for the placement, construction, and use of energy, transportation, water, or telecommunication systems and facilities on or across all Federal property including Reclamation land, facilities, or waterbodies. Reclamation uses SF 299, Application for Transportation and Utility Systems and Facilities on Federal Lands. The regulations addressing this are 43 CFR part 429, Use of Bureau of Reclamation Land, Facilities, and Waterbodies.
Activity/Trigger: 
Through communication with the local Reclamation office and submission of an application using one of the following forms depending on the nature of the requested use:(a) Use SF 299 to request a use authorization for the placement, construction, and use of energy, transportation, water, or telecommunication systems and facilities on or across all Federal property including Reclamation land, facilities, or waterbodies. (b) Use Form 7–2540 to request any other type of use authorization.
Statute or Regulations: 
Title V of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA) (43 USC 1763), 43 CFR 2800
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