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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM DIVISION OF STATE PARKS
DECEMBER 10, 2003
PARK DIRECTIVE 3185
This policy establishes the criteria, procedures, fees and special considerations for the granting
of Use Permit Agreements for residential access (individuals and developers), utility
companies, and highway departments. A Use Permit Agreement shall give the holder legal
permission to use Arkansas State Parks (ASP) land under a defined set of terms and conditions.
The Real Estate Officer shall determine if the requester has made every
reasonable effort to secure access through properties other than those
belonging to ASP and that those efforts have been denied, proven unfeasible,
or deemed inaccessible.
The Real Estate Officer shall determine that the granting of the requested
Use Permit Agreement will not:
Have a permanent detrimental impact upon a park or a
museum’s natural, archeological or historical resources,
Will not substantially affect State Park’s or the public’s ability to
fully utilize property adjacent to the requested permit area, and
Does not conflict with a park’s or museum’s Master Plan or
Long Range Development Plan.
The requester shall submit a request for the Use Permit
Agreement in writing to: Real Estate Officer, Planning &
Development Section, Arkansas State Parks, One Capitol Mall,
Little Rock, AR 72201.
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The request should include the following information:
The reasons for the request: who, what, where,
how, and why,
A preliminary map reflecting the location of the
proposed request and all other pertinent
Information showing any other access options
available and other attempts to secure access to the