BLACK ROCK FIELD OFFICE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY PERMITS AT THE 2022 BURNING MAN EVENT

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Black Rock Field Office is requesting all persons or businesses wishing to conduct commercial activities at the 2022 Burning Man Event, submit their application by the close of business (4:30 PM PST) on February 23, 2022.

Returning applicants must be in good standing with the Bureau of Land Management to be considered for the 2022 renewal process. Returning businesses’ standings were provided in their 2019 evaluations and should be reviewed before applying.

Persons or businesses that wish to provide commercial aviation services to the event must also submit an application to the Black Rock Field Office by the date listed above.

New or returning applicants may apply by filling out and returning a 2930-1 Form (Special Recreation Permit
Application) and mailed to-

Attn: Burning Man Vendor Permit 2022

Black Rock Field Office

5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd.

Winnemucca, NV 89445

The forms can be downloaded from https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/docs/2021-03/2930-001-2020.pdf

A commercial use is defined as, “recreation use of the public lands and related waters for business or financial gain.” The activity, services, or use is commercial if – “(i) Any person, group, or organization makes or attempts to make a profit, receive money, amortize equipment, or obtain goods or services, as compensation from participants in recreational

activities occurring on public lands led, sponsored, or organized by that person, group, or organization; (ii) Anyone collects a fee or receives other compensation that is not strictly a sharing or actual expenses, or exceeds actual expenses, incurred for the purposes of the activity, service or use. (iii) There is paid public advertising to seek participants; or (iv) Participants pay for a duty of care or an expectation of safety.”

Applications submitted after their due date will be denied. The BLM recommends that applicants sending physical

applications do so with certified mail to ensure the application is received by the due date. Applications may also be emailed to Mr. Osborne at kosborne@blm.gov

For further information or questions, please contact Mr. Osborne at 775-623-1500.


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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Organization

Bureau of Land Management

Office

Black Rock Field Office

Contacts

Name:
Heather O'Hanlon
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