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Section 26a of the TVA Act

Online Application

Who should apply online

  • Those seeking permits to build minor or major facilities including boat docks, piers, boathouses, fences, steps, commercial marinas, community docks, barge terminals and mooring cells, utility crossings, bridges, culverts, roads, wastewater discharges, sewage outfalls, water intakes, dredging, and placement of fill.
  • Those seeking reissuance of existing TVA permits following a change in ownership.
  • Those seeking permission for activities not occurring on a TVA reservoir, but within TVA’s jurisdiction (off-reservoir projects).

Who should not apply online

Construction permits associated with a TVA land use application should not be submitted online. Examples of these include commercial marinas and industrial applications that require a TVA land use agreement such as easements, licenses, etc.

Contact TVA at 1-800-882-5263 for information about submitting these applications.

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