Leases & Permits

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Surface & Submerged Lands Lease

Please contact us for assistance prior to submitting an application, particularly for projects that may involve new construction, reconstruction or improvement modifications. Please submit the fees outlined in the application and ensure you return all of the application pages.

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Tomales Bay Mooring Lease

In partnership with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, the Commission is administering the Tomales Bay Mooring Program. Please contact us for assistance or to request a copy of the lease application.

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Rent / Benchmarks

Commission lease terms may run from several months to 49 years. Rent is generally based upon a percent of the land value or an established benchmark appraisal. Below are the benchmarks we use to establish uniform rental rates:

Proposed Benchmarks

Boardwalk One & Lucky Drive FAQs

These Frequently Asked Questions aid in assisting the public in understanding the Commission’s leasing jurisdiction in Corte Madera Creek at Boardwalk One and Lucky Drive.

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Geological & Geophysical Survey Lease

Applications must include the below information. Please contact us if you have questions.

  1. A description and map of the state lands involved.
  2. The applicant’s name, address, and citizenship status. If the applicant is a corporation, the corporate name and status, the name of the president, the secretary, and an officer authorized to execute contracts and leases and receive service of process.
  3. A description of the proposed survey method.
  4. The dates when the survey will start and finish.
  5. The purpose for conducting the survey.
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Geothermal, Mineral, or Oil & Gas Lease

Contacts

Surface & Submerged Lands Lease 
Land Management Division
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100 South
Sacramento, CA 95825
916.574.1940

Mineral Lease and Geologic & Geophysical Survey Applications
Mineral Resources Management Division
301 East Ocean Boulevard, Suite 550
Long Beach, CA 90802
562.590.5201