(1) In general, a lease or license for agricultural or grazing lands shall be for a five or ten year period and shall expire February 28, ten years or less from the beginning date of the lease or license.

(2) A lease for a use other than agricultural, grazing, cabinsite, or mineral production may be for up to 40 years. Leases for power sites or school sites may be for longer than 25 years.

(3) A land use license may be for a term not to exceed ten years.


History: 77-1-202, 77-1-209, MCA; IMP, 77-6-109, MCA; NEW, 1987 MAR p. 17, Eff. 1/16/87; TRANS, 1996 MAR p. 2384; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1293, Eff. 5/28/10.