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  • noun

Synonyms for easement

(law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)

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regard to an agricultural preservation easement purchased with state
standard-easement provision requiring notice to the easement holder
the easement holder in pursuit of remedying third-party violations.
replacement property rights--the easement holder is able to proceed
A conservation easement is a charitable contribution of certain property interests of farm, ranch, other open lands or a building of historical significance to qualified organizations acting in the public good.
Further, while the land may be sold, the conservation easement continues on title, ,and the new owner must abide by the conservation goals and restrictions of the qualifying organization.
WRE is a voluntary easement option that provides farmers, ranchers and other private landowners compensation for land placed in wetland conservation easements, and cost-share funding for restoring degraded wetlands.
ALE funds are available to land trusts, non-governmental organizations, local and state governments, and tribes that have existing programs to purchase conservation easements that protect the agricultural use and conservation values of privately owned land.
Eligible landowners can choose to enroll in a permanent or 30-year easement.
In FY 2014 and FY 2015, NRCS invested more than $600 million in ACEP funding to help landowners engage in voluntary conservation to provide long-term protection of an estimated 250,000 acres of farmland, grassland, and wetlands through more than 750 new easements.
The process is subjective, but it minimizes the probability that utility professionals might inadvertently remove critical trees in the urban forest for easement maintenance.
Talk of the easement, which would have connected the existing campus to undeveloped land owned by Assumption, had raised concerns among neighborhood residents about the college's plans for that land.
In order to ensure a view for its higher floors, the developer approached the co-op about purchasing a light and air easement.
Based on the value of the relinquished use, the appraiser valued Esgar's conservation easement at $570,500, the Holmeses' at $867,500, and the Tempels' at $836,500.
In 1997, Whitehouse conveyed a conservation easement to a Louisiana nonprofit corporation dedicated to historical preservation.