Utah Division of
Forestry, Fire & State Lands

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Rules

The rule sections linked below pertain to the management and classification of the surface of sovereign lands in Utah, which include but are not limited to, the beds of Bear Lake, the Great Salt Lake, Utah Lake, the Jordan River, and the summer channel of the Bear River, and portions of the beds of the Green and Colorado Rivers. Should any other lakes or streams be declared navigable by the courts, the beds of such lakes or streams would fall under the authority of these rules. It also provides for the issuance of special use leases, general permits and easements on sovereign lands and the procedures and fees necessary to obtain these rights of use. This rule implements Article XX of the Utah Constitution, and Section 65A-10-1.

General Sovereign Lands Leasing Rules

Mineral Leasing Rules

Special Lease Uses