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Notice to Claimants

Notice to Claimants: 

MAINTENANCE FEE RATE--INCREASED TO $155 IN EFFECT FOR THE 2015 FILING YEAR, WHICH IS DUE ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2014.
LOCATION FEE HAS ALSO INCREASED TO $37.


For lode claims, mill sites and tunnel sites: maintenance fee is $155 for each claim/site.

For placer claims: the maintenance fee is $155 for each 20 acres of the placer claim or portion thereof.

See: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-06-30/pdf/2014-15259.pdf

Notice of Location (NOL) Recordation Fee:

With date of location prior to September 1, 2014, $194 per claim/site fee is required at the time of recordation with BLM. This fee covers--$20 nonrefundable processing fee, $34 location fee, and the $140 maintenance fee for the assessment year in which the claim/site is located.

With date of location on or after September 1, 2014, $212 per claim/site fee is required at the time of recordation with BLM. This fee covers--$20 nonrefundable processing fee, $37 location fee, and the $155 maintenance fee for the assessment year in which the claim/site is located.

For placer claims: the maintenance fee is paid for each additional 20 acres or portion thereof. 
 

NOTICE OF LOCATION PROCESSING FEE INCREASE:

The processing fee for recording a new notice of location has increased from $15 to $20 effective October 1, 2013. 

 

The total recordation fee for a new notice of location includes the $20 processing fee, $34 location fee and $140 maintenance fee (total of $194).

 

If your new claim is a placer claim, an additional $140 for each additional 20 acres or portion thereof is required.



NOTICE OF ADDRESS CHANGE:  We are no longer using the P.O. Box address.  The new mailing address is as follows: 

    BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Utah State Office
440 W 200 S Ste 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1434

 

NOTE: NEW REGULATIONS

INCREASE OF MAINTENANCE FEE FOR PLACER MINING CLAIMS:

Subpart D-BLM Service Charge and Fee Requirements

See:  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-07-27/pdf/2012-18352.pdf

 

ANNUAL MAINTENANCE FEE--INCREASED TO $140 PER CLAIM/SITE IN EFFECT FOR THE 2010 FILING YEAR, WHICH IS DUE ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2009. 
LOCATION FEE HAS ALSO INCREASED TO $34.
SEE: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/pdf/E9-15248.pdf

 

NEW:  Beginning of the Assessment Year changed.  Assessment year now commences at 12:01 a.m.  (Public Law 110-161, Dec. 26, 2007 (121 STAT. 2101))
See:  http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_cong_public_laws&docid=f:publ161.110.pdf

 

 Links to other notices: 

 

Link to Report Mining Claim Fraud Information 

 

Link to Notice for Placer Mining Claimants:  Placer -  Locator Requirements 

 

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