Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the difference between an Encroachment and a Trespass?
A. Per AR 405-80, 4-11.a. Encroachment or trespass may occur both on land over which the United States holds an easement interest and on land owned in fee by the United States. Encroachment involves construction or placement of improvements and structures and trespass pertains to unauthorized transient use and occupancy. Trespass is usually handled at the local level.
Policy & Procedures
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