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Cost Recovery Documents

Cost Recovery Fees for 2012

Category Hours Processing Fee CY 2012
1. (Minimal Impact)
Estimated work hours are > 1 and ≤ 8
Estimated work hours are > 8 and ≤ 24
Estimated work hours are > 24 and ≤ 36
Estimated Work Hours are > 36 and ≤ 50
5. (Master Agreements)
As Specified in the Agreement
Estimated work hours are > 50
Full reasonable costs, except MLA Full actual costs (MLA)

Note: Pursuant to 36 CFR 251.58(g), Cost Recovery fees will not be charged for:

  • One (1) hour or less of the agencies time is required.
  • Recreation special uses requiring fifty (50) hours or less.
  • Noncommercial group use (36 CFR 251.51).
  • Agency costs to exempt a noncommercial activity from a closure order, except for the costs for access to non-Federal lands within the boundaries of the National Forest System granted under section 1323(a) of ANILCA (16 U.S.C. 3210(a)).
  • Water systems authorized by section 501(c) of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1761(c)).
  • Federal agency use under authorities other than Title V of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1761-1771); the MLA (30 U.S.C. 185); the NHPA (16 U.S.C. 470h-2); or the Act of May 26, 2000 (16 U.S.C. 460 1-6d).

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