Title 41. Public Lands

Chapter 10. Leases of Public Lands

Part I. Leases for General Purposes

41:1213       Application for lease


Any person desiring to lease any land as set forth in this Part shall present to the lessor a written application, together with a cash deposit of twenty-five dollars, which shall be returned to the applicant if he makes an unsuccessful bid, after a sum sufficient to pay the advertising costs has been deducted. The application shall set forth the name and address of the applicant, a reasonably definite description of the location and amount of land which the applicant desires to lease, and the purposes for which the lands are to be leased. Where such purposes include the placement of structures, obstacles, fill, or any other materials upon state lands, the application must be accompanied by legible copies of maps, plans, specifications, and such other information or data as may be required by the register of the state land office. The applicant shall ask that the application be registered and that the land described in the application be leased to him pursuant to the provision of this Part. The lessor shall register the application and shall order an inquiry to determine whether the lands applied for are leaseable for such purposes. 


Amended by Acts 1967, No. 33, § 1; Acts 1983, No. 46, § 1; Acts 1983, No. 706, § 1; Acts 2018, No. 242, § 2.