36 CFR 254.22 - Designation and public notice.
(a) A Forest Service official must -
(1) Ensure the application meets the requirements of § 254.21;
(2) Process an order to set aside and designate the lands for townsite purposes; and
(b) The designation order will segregate the lands from other forms of entry as long as the application remains in force.
(d) A Forest Service official must prepare a public notice of the proposed townsite sale to be inserted once a week for 4 consecutive weeks in a local newspaper:
(1) The notice shall include descriptive information on the proposed townsite sale and identify the applicant and responsible Forest Service official; and
(2) A period of 45 days, from first date of publication, must be provided for accepting public comments.