A landscape view of Trona Pinnacles, a popular film site in BLM California. Photo by Bob Wick, BLM.

Leases and Permits

The BLM issues leases and permits for the public to use, occupy, and develop public lands for a various purposes.  Examples include commercial filming and photography, advertising displays, crop harvesting, residential occupancy, recreation facilities, construction equipment storage, assembly yards, well pumps, and other uses.  

Learn more about filming on public lands.

Related Resources

The regulations establishing procedures for these leases and permits are found in the Code of Federal Regulations, 43 CFR 2920.