Rights-of-Way & Easements

Rights-of-Way & Easements

Permits West specializes in obtaining and renewing Rights-of-Way (ROW), easements, and special permits across all types of tribal, federal, state, and other public lands.  We work directly with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), United States Forest Service (USFS), various tribal governments, and multiple state agencies.  Our core industries include oil and gas development, power distribution, public utilities, telecommunications, transportation, and surface mining.  Our comprehensive ROW services cover the entire process, from the initial planning stages and NEPA compliance, through to final approval.

Specific Right-of-Way/easement services we offer include:

  • Acquisition, renewal, & assignments of Rights-of-Way
  • Indian allottee consent and easement negotiations
  • USFS Special Use Permits
  • Categorical Exclusions (CE/CX)
  • Mineral lease research, chain of title, and landman services
  • Encroachment and Utility Crossing Permits
  • Applications for Permit to Drill (APD)