16 U.S. Code § 6203 - Definitions
In this chapter:
The term “authorization” means a special use permit for the use and occupancy of National Forest System land by a cabin owner under the authority of the program.
(3) Base cabin user fee
The term “cabin” means a privately built and owned recreation residence that is authorized for use and occupancy on National Forest System land.
(5) Cabin owner
The term “cabin owner” means—
(A) a person authorized by the agency to use and to occupy a cabin on National Forest System land; and
(6) Cabin user fee
The term “cabin user fee” means a special use fee paid annually by a cabin owner to the Secretary in accordance with this chapter.
(7) Caretaker cabin
The term “caretaker cabin” means a caretaker residence occupied in limited cases in which caretaker services are necessary to maintain the security of a tract.
(8) Current cabin user fee
The term “current cabin user fee” means the most recent cabin user fee that results from an annual adjustment to the base cabin user fee in accordance with section 6207 of this title.
The term “lot” means a parcel of land in the National Forest System—
(A) on which a cabin owner is authorized to build, use, occupy, and maintain a cabin and related improvements; and
(10) Natural, native state
The term “natural, native state” means the condition of a lot or site, free of any improvements, at the time at which the lot or site is first authorized for recreation residence use by the agency.
The term “program” means the recreation residence program established under the authority of section 497 of this title.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service.
The term “tract” means an established location within a National Forest containing 1 or more cabins authorized in accordance with the program.
(14) Tract association
The term “tract association” means a cabin owner association in which all cabin owners within a tract are eligible for membership.
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