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Docket 20-0313-2401

Purpose of Rule

The Idaho Department of Lands administers IDAPA 20.03.13 Administration of Cottage Site Leases on State Lands, a residential cottage site leasing program on behalf of the Land Board for state endowment trust lands. These activities are authorized by Idaho Code Title 58, Chapter 3 – Appraisement, Lease, and Sale Of Lands.  The adoption of related rules is authorized by Idaho Code 58-104.

Following Executive Order 2020-01, Zero-Based Regulation, this rule chapter is scheduled to be repealed and replaced in 2024 for review during the 2025 legislative session with the goal of simplifying the rules for increased clarity and ease of use.

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Current Status

Negotiated rulemaking is concluded. The public will be invited to submit comments when the Proposed Rule is published in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin. The proposed rulemaking public comment period is tentatively scheduled for July 3-24, 2024.

Negotiated Rulemaking

Negotiated rulemaking is a process in which all interested parties and the agency seek consensus on the content of a rule. Public meetings are an opportunity for all interested persons to discuss possible changes to the rule, and the public may also submit written comments.

Notice of Intent to Promulgate Rules- Negotiated rulemaking, Idaho Administrative Bulletin Vol. 24-3, March 6, 2024, pages 14-15

Land Board Memo 01/16/2024 – Approval to initiate negotiated rulemaking

Prospective Analysis Form – January 26, 2024

Submit Written Comments

How to send your comments:

Through our website: Submit a comment

By mail to: 
Idaho Department of Lands
Attn: Kemp Smith – Rulemaking
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0050

Fax: (208) 334-3698

By email to:

If you have a email address, we might have difficulty receiving your email and encourage you to send your comments by postal mail or by using our online comment form.


Kemp Smith
Commercial/Residential Program Manager
(208) 334-0202

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