What you will need to apply for a Section 26a Permit
It is helpful to have the following available before beginning the application process:
Once you have compiled the information login to your account and select "Apply for a Section 26a Permit".
Do you have a question (inquiry) about Section 26a permits or land use approvals?
Detailed, site-specific questions about land rights, Section 26a permitting, and other approvals can be submitted online prior to applying. There is no charge to submit questions; just login to your account and select the link "Submit a Question". You may also contact TVA at 1-800-882-5263 or EIC@tva.gov to ask your question.
If you have a general question about recreation, TVA lands or reservoirs, or other environmental issues do not submit those from your account. Please contact TVA using the link at the bottom of this page or call 1-800-882-5263.
It is helpful to have the following available before beginning the process to submit an online question to TVA:
Once you have compiled the information login to your account and select "Submit a Question".
Permits for locations where the shoreline is undeveloped (no existing structures, landscaping, or stabilization)
Permits for requests to the change the existing facilities or add an additional feature to your shoreline construction. You may also include a transfer of ownership request with this application.
New property owners are required to transfer existing, permitted facilities into their name. If you plan to modify your facility at this time, please select Modification or Addition.
Permits to establish measures to stabilize TVA or private shoreline (biostabilization, riprap, etc).
Permits for landscaping activities impacting TVA land or shoreline.
Permits are required for the following activities. Select one for more information.