Category: RS2477 Workshop Handbook

  • APPENDIX 6 | ROAD CONSTRUCTION NOTICE FORM

    (To print a copy of this form press “print” on your browser) NOTICE OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES _________________County will be conducting road work activities on _________________________road, which is located ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________. The road work will commence on ____________________________and is expected to take ______________. This work will include the following tasks: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Records regarding the existence of […]

  • APPENDIX 5 | STATEMENT FORMS

    APPENDIX 5 STATEMENT FORMS (For a printed copy of these forms push “print” on your browser) AFFIDAVIT OF__________________________ STATE OF UTAH ss. COUNTY OF ______________ __________________________, being duly sworn upon oath, deposes and says: I was/have been a _________________________[commissioner, engineer, etc.] for _______________County from ___________________to ___________. During that time period I was/have been personally familiar […]

  • APPENDIX 4 | ROAD INVENTORY FORM

    (To print a copy of this form, push “print” on your browser.) RS-2477 INVENTORY WORKSHEET ROAD #___________________________________________________________________ NAME ____________________________________________________________________ LOCATION: Tsp___, R__, Sections____,____,____,____,___ DESCRIPTION________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ACCESS: Forest Service___, National Parks___, State Lands____, Private Lands___, Mines____, Campgrounds___, Other_________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ CLASS B ROAD ______ Year______ CLASS D ROAD_______ YEAR_____________________ OTHER_______________________________________________________________________ FOREST SERVICE WORK_______________ LOCATION/INFORMATION___________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ CLAIMED IN 19___ […]

  • REVISED STATUTES 2477 RIGHTS-OF-WAY SETTLEMENT ACT

    (AS REPORTED TO THE SENATE) Note: The original language of the bill was struck by the committee and the bill reported to the Senate contained only the last sentence, printed in italic. S 1425 RS 104th CONGRESS 2d Session [Report No. 104-261] To recognize the validity of rights-of-way granted under section 2477 of the Revised […]

  • APPENDIX 1 & 2 | R.S. 2477 LEGAL PRINCIPLES

    I. Background To further settlement of the West, Congress, on July 26, 1866, passed, as part of the Mining Act of 1866, Revised Statutes 2477 (“R.S. 2477”). This statute, although now repealed and 129 years old, still applies to rights-of-way established over federal lands. R.S. 2477 states, in its entirety: “Sec. 8. And be it […]

  • RS 2477 WORKSHOP HANDBOOK

    NOTE: This handbook was created by attornies Barbara Hjelle and Steve Urquhart for use in the ongoing series of workshops for Utah Counties on how the deal with RS. 2477 problems and issues. While it is keyed to Utah law and issues, it also offers invaluable general guidance for any public land county in dealing with […]