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§ 2203. Preferential Lease Procedures.

2 CA ADC § 2203Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 2. Administration
Division 3. State Property Operations
Chapter 1. State Lands Commission (Refs & Annos)
Article 4. Leases and Prospecting Permits for Minerals Other than Oil and Gas
2 CCR § 2203
§ 2203. Preferential Lease Procedures.
(a) At any time during the life of a permit, the permittee may apply for a preferential lease upon discovery of a commercially valuable deposit of minerals within the permit area.
(b) An application under this section shall contain, in addition to the data required in Section 2202(a), an affidavit of some responsible person having knowledge of the facts averring that a commercially valuable mineral deposit has been discovered within the permit area.
(c) No lease shall be issued for unsurveyed lands. Upon request of the applicant, accompanied by a deposit of an amount sufficient to cover the costs of a survey, surveying services will be rendered by the Division of State Lands.
(d) Upon determination by the Division of State Lands that a commercially valuable mineral deposit has been discovered and that the applicant is entitled to a preferential lease, the commission may, subject to the payment of the rental for the first year, authorize the execution and delivery of an appropriate lease.


1. Amendment filed 8-17-55 as an emergency; designated effective 9-7-55 (Register 55, No. 12).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 2, § 2203, 2 CA ADC § 2203
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