Commercial Use Authorizations
Commercial use authorizations (CUAs) are one method of authorizing commercial visitor services.
CUA Application and Yearly Fees: This fee covers the costs associated with the administrative process of preparing and issuing the CUA, including National Environmental Policy Act and cultural compliance approval if applicable. This fee includes the cost of operating. The CUA fee and application fee should be submitted along with your application form. Make your remittance payable to the National Park Service.
The 2014 fee is $475. All CUAs will be written to expire on December 31, 2014.
Annual Survey Report: The annual survey report (Attachment D of the permit) for 2014 CUAs is due by January 15, 2015 (submit this form after your season of operation). Failure to return this form by the due date is grounds for revocation or non-renewal of your CUA.
Information requests, application packages, and other forms should be submitted to:
Did You Know?
Diamond City was a shore-based whaling community located where Barden Inlet now separates the islands of Shackleford Banks and South Core Banks. Crews would row whaling dories out from shore to chase the whales as they migrated past the island. Cape Lookout National Seashore