Utilities

The following links will take you to the Rural Utilities Program regulations that are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations. Please note that these Web pages are updated and maintained by the Office of the Federal Register, not Rural Development, and should be used for informational purposes only.

  • 7 CFR 1700 - General Information
  • 7 CFR 1703 - Rural Development
  • 7 CFR 1709 - Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities
  • 7 CFR 1710 - General and Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Electric Loans and Guarantees
  • 7 CFR 1714 - Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures for Insured Electric Loans
  • 7 CFR 1717 - Post-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Electric Loans
  • 7 CFR 1718 - Loan Security Documents for Electric Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1720 - Guarantees for Bonds for Electrification or Telephone Purposes
  • 7 CFR 1721 - 1 Post-Loan Policies and Procedures for Insured Electric Loans
  • 7 CFR 1724 - Electric Engineering, Architectural Services and Design Policies and Procedures
  • 7 CFR 1726 - Electric System Operations and Maintenance
  • 7 CFR 1728 - Electric Standards and Specifications for Materials and Construction
  • 7 CFR 1730 - Electric System Operations and Maintenance
  • 7 CFR 1735 - General Policies, Types of Loans, Loan Requirements Telecommunications Program
  • 7 CFR 1737 - Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Telecommunications Loans
  • 7 CFR 1738 - Rural Broadband Access Loans and Loan Guarantees
  • 7 CFR 1739 - Broadband Grant Program
  • 7 CFR 1740 - Public Television Station Digital Transition Grant Program
  • 7 CFR 1741 [Reserved]
  • 7 CFR 1744 - Post-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Guaranteed and Insured Telephone Loans
  • 7 CFR 1748 [Reserved]
  • 7 CFR 1751 - Telecommunications System Planning and Design Criteria, and Procedures
  • 7 CFR 1753 - Telecommunications System Construction Policies and Procedures
  • 7 CFR 1755 - Telecommunications Standards and Specifications for Materials, Equipment and Construction
  • 7 CFR 1757 [Reserved]
  • 7 CFR 1767 - Accounting Requirements for RUS Electric Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1770 - Accounting Requirements for RUS Telecommunications Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1773 - Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1775 - Technical Assistance Grants
  • 7 CFR 1776 - Household Water Well System Grant Program
  • 7 CFR 1777 - Section 306C WWD Loans and Grants
  • 7 CFR 1778 - Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants
  • 7 CFR 1779 - Water and Waste Disposal Program Guaranteed Loans
  • 7 CFR 1780 - Water and Waste Loans and Grants
  • 7 CFR 1781 - Resource Conservation and Development (RCD) Loans and Watershed (WS) Loans and Advances
  • 7 CFR 1782 - Servicing of Water and Waste Programs
  • 7 CFR 1783 - Revolving fund for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects (Revolving Fund Program)
  • 7 CFR 1784 - Section 306D Water Systems for Rural and Native Villages in Alaska
  • 7 CFR 1785 - Loan Account Computations, Procedures and Policies for Electric and Telephone Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1786 - Prepayment of RUS Guaranteed and Insured Loans to Electric and Telephone Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1788 - RUS Fidelity and Insurance Requirements for Electric and Telecommunications Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1789 - Use of Consultants Funded by Borrowers
  • 7 CFR 1792 - Compliance with Other Federal Statutes, Regulations, and Executive Orders
  • 7 CFR 1970 - Environmental Policies and Procedures