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|StateProcess=In Arkansas, a developer may need a lease or permit from the [[Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands]] or the [[Arkansas Game and Fish Commission]] to access state lands. A developer may also need a Utility Permit from the [[Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department]] for projects that encroach on a state highway right-of-way.
 
|StateProcess=In Arkansas, a developer may need a lease or permit from the [[Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands]] or the [[Arkansas Game and Fish Commission]] to access state lands. A developer may also need a Utility Permit from the [[Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department]] for projects that encroach on a state highway right-of-way.
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|RightofWayProcess=Any person may need a Land Lease for any project that involves the “taking of sand, gravel…and timber or logs” from any state land or riverbed. [[Arkansas – Ark. Code Ann. §§ 22-5-801 et seq., State Lands: Leases and Permits | Ark. Code Ann. § 22-5-801(a)]]
 
|RightofWayAgency=[[Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands]]; [[Arkansas Game and Fish Commission]]
 
|RightofWayAgency=[[Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands]]; [[Arkansas Game and Fish Commission]]
|RightofWayProcess=A developer may need to obtain a right-of-way easement or lease from the [[Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands]] or the [[Arkansas Game and Fish Commission]] if the proposed project will be located in, on, or above State-owned property. [[Arkansas – Ark. Code Ann. §§ 22-5-801 et seq., State Lands: Leases and Permits|Ark. Code Ann. § 22-5-801(a)]].
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|HwyRightofWayProcess=A public utility may need a State Highway Right-of-Way Permit when a project encroaches “within the right-of-way of state highways.” [[Arkansas – ARK. CODE ANN. §§ 27-67 et seq., State Highway System| Ark. Code Ann. §27-67-304(a)]]; [[Arkansas – ARK. CODE ANN. §§ 27-67 et seq., State Highway System| Ark. Code Ann. §27-67-304(a)]].
 
|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department]]
 
|HwyRightofWayAgency=[[Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department]]
|HwyRightofWayProcess=A developer may need to obtain a State Highway Right-of-Way Permit from the [[Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department]] when a project encroaches “within the right-of-way of state highways.” [[Arkansas – ARK. CODE ANN. §§ 27-67 et seq., State Highway System| Ark. Code Ann. §27-67-304(a)]].
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|EminentDomain=“An electric utility organized or domesticated under the laws of Arkansas for the purpose of…distributing or supplying electricity to or for the public for compensation or for public use…” may exercise the power of eminent domain. [[Arkansas – Ark. Code Ann. § 18-15 et seq., Eminent Domain (2013)|Ark. Code Ann. §18-15-503 (2013)]].
|EminentDomain=Electric utilities have the power of eminent domain pursuant to [[Arkansas – Ark. Code Ann. § 18-15 et seq., Eminent Domain (2013)|Ark. Code Ann. §18-15-503 (2013)]].
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Arkansas Bulk Transmission Land Access(3-AR)

In Arkansas, a developer may need a lease or permit from the Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands or the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to access state lands. A developer may also need a Utility Permit from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department for projects that encroach on a state highway right-of-way.

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Permitting at a Glance

Arkansas Federal

State Land Right-of-Way: Any person may need a Land Lease for any project that involves the “taking of sand, gravel…and timber or logs” from any state land or riverbed. Ark. Code Ann. § 22-5-801(a)
State Land Right-of-Way Agency: Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
State Highway Right-of-Way: A public utility may need a State Highway Right-of-Way Permit when a project encroaches “within the right-of-way of state highways.” Ark. Code Ann. §27-67-304(a), Ark. Code Ann. §27-67-304(a).
State Highway Right-of-Way Agency: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
Eminent Domain: “An electric utility organized or domesticated under the laws of Arkansas for the purpose of…distributing or supplying electricity to or for the public for compensation or for public use…” may exercise the power of eminent domain. Ark. Code Ann. §18-15-503 (2013).