M_440_527 - Part 527 - ­Easement Common Provisions
Part 527 - ­Easement Common Provisions
 

Table of Contents
  
Subpart A – General Information

Subpart B – Application for Assistance
Subpart C – Reserved (Donations, Mineral matrix, 1031 exchanges)

Subpart D – Unique Land Ownership Scenarios

Subpart E - Appraisal

Subpart F – Appraisal Review

Subpart G - Surveys

Subpart H – Reserved

Subpart I – Reserved

Subpart J – Contracting and Contract Administration

Subpart K – Payments

Subpart L – Reserved Conservation Program Contracting for Easements) 

Subpart M – Easement Boundaries

Subpart N – Easement Management

Subpart O – Stewardship Land
Subpart P - Monitoring
Subpart Q - Condition

Subpart R – Reserved

Subpart S – Violations and Enforcement 

Subpart T – Reserved

Subpart U – GeoObserver

Subpart V – National Easement Staging Tool (Easement Business Tools)

Subpart W – Reserved (Quality Assurance)

Subpart X – Reserved (Definitions)

                       

Subpart Y - Exhibits

527.250 APPLICATION, ELIGIBILITY, AND RANKING

A. Sample Letter Providing Information to Applicant for a Conservation Easement Held by the United States

B. Checklist of Information to be Provided by the Landowner Upon Application for an NRCS Conservation Easement Held by the United States

527.260 EASEMENT VALUATION AND BOUNDARY SURVEYS

A. Technical Appraisal Review Specifications for Appraisals of Real Property

B. Statement of Work Technical Review of Appraisals for NRCS Easement Programs

C. NRCS Easement Programs Land Survey Specifications              

D. Easement Boundary Survey Field Review Memorandum to the File

E. NRCS Easement Boundary Survey Review Checklist

F. NRCS Easement Programs Land Survey Reestablishment Specifications

G. Easement Boundary Reestablishment Survey Field Review Memorandum to the File

H. NRCS Easement Boundary Reestablishment Survey Review Checklist

527.270 RESTORATION AND CONTRACTING

A. Reserved (Sample Approved CPC Documents Package)

B. Reserved (Sample Letter 30-Year Easement CPC Landowner Designation Letter)

C. Reserved  (Sample Letter CPC Landowner Notification Letter)

D. Reserved (Sample Letter CPC Landowner Eligibility Certification Request)

E. Reserved (Sample Letter CPC Notification Letter for Non-Permanent Enrollments)

527.280 MANAGEMENT, MONITORING, AND CONDITION

A. Annual Monitoring Worksheet

B. Sample Letter Landowner Annual Easement Reminder

C. Reserved (Sample Letter Easement Violation Informal Notification Letter)

D. Sample Letter Eligible Entity Notification of Annual Monitoring Requirements

E. Employee Safety Protocols

F. Example Annual Monitoring Schedule

G. Reserved (Sample Letter New Landowner Notification)

527.290 VIOLATIONS AND ENFORCEMENT

A. Easement Violation Worksheet

B. Violation Remediation Plan Worksheet

C. Sample Letter Easement Violation Formal Notification Letter

D. Sample Letter Confirmation of Remedied Violation Letter

E. Sample Letter Violation Noncompliance Letter

F. Reserved (Sample Letter Violation Noncompliance Letter)

527.300 EASEMENT BUSINESS TOOLS

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[M_440_527 - 1st. Ed, Amend 144, May 2022 - ]