LAND USE PERMITS
A Special Use Permit grants rights or privileges of occupancy and use subject to specified terms and conditions on National Forest Land.
Lands Special Use Permits cover a variety of uses but the most common on the Payette National Forest are Linear Right-Of-Way, Communication Sites, Research, and Commercial Photography/Filming
Please click the links below to determine which Lands Special Use Permit best fits your needs.
Research special use permits include site surveys and testing, resource surveys, research studies, weather stations, and similar monitoring facilities. Some surveys are a “nominal effect” and may not need a permit. You can contact the McCall Ranger District at 208-634-0400 and ask to speak to someone in Lands Special Uses to find out more information.
Linear Right-of-Ways include, but not limited to, Powerlines, Telephone Lines, Fiber Optic Lines, Water Transmission Lines, Irrigation Ditches, and Roads.
Proposals should be submitted using the SF-299.
Proposals should be submitted on the SF-299.
More information regarding Communication Sites can be found on the Washington Office Website.
Other Land Use Permits
Other land use permits include, but not limited to, service buildings, stockpile sites, warehouse and storage yards, signs, dams, hydroelectric, and parking lots.