public easement


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public easement

n. the right of the general public to use certain streets, highways, paths or airspace. In most cases the easement came about through reservation of the right when land was deeded to individuals or by dedication of the land to the government. In some cases public easements come by prescription (use for many years) such as a pathway across private property down to the ocean. Beach access has been the source of controversy between government and private owners in many seaboard states. (See: easement, prescriptive easement)

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The earlier Nollan decision had found that an "essential nexus" was not to be found when the government simply wanted a public easement in exchange for building a private residence.
The city would gain a permanent public easement in which Dolan would lose all control of the land in the easement.
In both instances, there was to be no compensation or payment to Dolan for these public easements. In effect, the property was taken for public and environmental uses at no cost to the city, public, or taxpayers.
The establishment of a notary at the waist for technological reconstructed section of the introduction of this line easement rights for the operation of the line, along with the payment of appropriate remuneration and / or compensation, and incurring all the costs associated with the establishment of easements and the entry of the easement to the land registry parcels loaded; establishment of a list established by a notary public easement. 3.
Entire 3 articles on the exclusive town meeting warrant were sanctioned amendments to the Minuteman Regional Vocational School District deal; $1.29 million in more funding for the Prescott Building renovations; and a public easement at Eagle Ridge Estates.
Contract notice: Structure testing and structural health monitoring of civil engineering structures in accordance with din 1076 for a 6-year cycle - buildings of public easement land berlin is abbreviated as:
And the revision of the PLU will incorporate the regulation of the AVAP, which is a public easement. The revision of the PLU Cayenne will highlight an urban project and presenting goals for sustainable urban development, but it will also have a real estate visibility on future developments to achieve.
The main purpose of this framework agreement is the implementation of the regulation relating to the improvement of the conditions of access to planning documents and public easements (order no.
At a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Monday, Stewart argued that the tax rate cable providers pay is justified because they use the resources of a local municipality - such as public easements - to deliver their service.
It is quite another to use custom as a means of rewriting the jurisdiction's general property law, and, with one stroke of the judicial brush, to declare public easements in the entirety of the state's beaches.
In their push for forced access regulations, some telecom firms have claimed that private easements should be treated as public easements such that by admitting one telecom firm, owners have consented to the occupation of their property by other firms.
Most Wilderness Areas and other reserved lands are in public ownership or are protected by public easements on private lands.

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