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Terms and Conditions for Leases

Major milestone BLM-initiated action Bidder/leasee-initiated action Due diligence Assignments Bonding Applicable fees Finalize plan of development Conduct NEPA evaluation (if not conducted prior to leasing) Cost recovery Rental payment Issue ROW lease Reject bids (if applicable) Bidding Variable offsets Notice of competitive offer Call for nominations(if applicable) Select and prepare parcels Initiate Competitive Process BLM ConductsCompetitive Offer BLM Selects Successful Bidder Terms and Conditions for Leases BLM Issues Notice to Proceed Procedures for Issuing Solar Energy ROW Leases Competitively
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The term of the lease includes the initial partial year in which it is issued, plus 30 additional years. A leaseholder may submit an application for renewal.

A lease is issued subject to terms and conditions specified in 43 CFR 2809.18, including rental payment as specified under 43 CFR 2806.54. Additional terms and conditions for leases may be listed in the Notice of Competitive Offer.