Coal Canyon (PS 8468)

Coal Canyon (PS 8468)

Auction Date:
May 25 2016
Minimum Bid:
Minimum Acceptable Price is $1,706,000
SOLD for $2,100,000
Emery and Grand Counties
2,491.42 Acres, More or Less
General Information


These costs cannot be financed and are in addition to the 20% down payment.  All closing costs are due from the prevailing bidder at the auction.

Appraisal Costs: $2,800.00
Cultural Resources Survey: $45,332.08
Legal Advertising Cost: $200.00
Sale Processing Charge: $500.00
Application Fee: $250.00

Legal Description:

Township 21 South, Range 16 East, SLB&M
Section 1: SW¼
Section 2: Lots 18, 19, NE¼SW¼, NW¼SE¼, S½SE¼
Section 11: E½SE¼, N½SW¼SE¼, SW¼SW¼SE¼
Section 12: N½SW¼, SW¼SW¼, NE¼SE¼

Township 21 South, Range 17 East, SLB&M
Section 4: SE¼SW¼
Section 5: SW¼, W½SE¼
Section 6: Lots 8, 9, 15, 16, SE¼
Section 7: Lots 1-3, NE¼SW¼, E½NW¼, NE¼
Section 8: NW¼, NE¼SW¼
Section 16: ALL


The properties associated with this sale are located one mile east of the Green River and are approximately 2 miles from the center of Green River City municipality. Most of the properties are located within Grand County. However, there are a few properties associated with this sale parcel that are located in Emery county.


The properties are accessed from the Hastings and Coal Canyon road. SITLA does not guarantee access and interested parties should do their own due diligence regarding access.


Green River City is currently working towards annexing the property located in Emery County that is associated with this sale.


2,491.42 acres, more or less


There are no water rights available with this property.


There are no utilities associated with these properties. The nearest water and sewer utilities are located approximately 2 miles west across the river in Green River City. For power utility information and locations, please call Rocky Mountain Power at 435-259-3210.


The properties located in Grand County are zoned RG (Range and Grazing). Grand County’s RG zone allows one (1) house for every five (5) acres. The properties in Emery County are zoned MGR (Mining, Grazing and Recreation). Emery County’s MGR zone allows one (1) house for every ten (10) acres. Interested parties should call the respective county’s planning and zoning departments for more information and to make sure all zoning is appropriate for their intended use of the property.


Financing will be offered for this parcel. A down payment of 20% and closing costs will be due at the auction. The remaining balance can be financed at a variable rate of prime plus 2.5% for a 20 year term.


Mineral Leases:


Surface Leases:

  1. Special Use Lease Agreement No. 1437, issued to Green River Companies, LLC for agricultural purposes with an expiration date of May 31, 2054.
  2. Easement No. 1145, issued to PacifiCorp dba Rocky Mountain Power, for a perpetual term.
  3. Easement No. 1391, issued to Grand County for roads, for a perpetual term.
Disclosure and Contact


  1. Please see the auction page for general disclosures and auction procedure information which pertains to all properties being offered at the auction.
  2. The property will be conveyed subject to all valid existing rights.
  3. A cultural resource survey will be conducted on the subject property.  The property will be sold subject to any significant sites identified.
  4. All minerals, including the sand and gravel are reserved to Trust Lands Administration.
  5. The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) has commented the following:  Potential geologic hazards in the area that could affect the property include flash flooding/debris flow, problem soils including, shrink/swell, collapsible, and/or soluble, rockfall, landslides, earthquake hazards associated with Quaternary faults in the region, shallow groundwater and/or bedrock, and moderate to high indoor radon potential. Prospective buyers should be aware of the potential hazards so they can be addressed in a manner appropriate to the intended use of the prope1ty. Geologic hazards are best addressed early in the land-use planning process prior to development and construction. The Utah Geological Survey has general geologic hazard information available at our offices and online at
  6. Other disclosures, if any, will be announced at the auction.

Contact for Additional Information:

Bryan Torgerson
Resource Specialist
(435) 259-7417

Diane Lund
Sales Coordinator
(877) 526-3725 or (801) 538-5163

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