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EASEMENTS

See also DEDICATION (LAND); REAL PROPERTY; RIGHTS OF WAY

Agricultural land, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.221

Air space, defined as airport protection privileges, Minn. Statutes 2019 360.013

Airports and landing fields, see Easements under AIRPORTS AND LANDING FIELDS

Alleys, vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.29

Annexation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 414.039

Appurtenant easements, certificates of title, Minn. Statutes 2019 508.24

Aquatic management areas, Minn. Rules 6270.0050 to 6270.0200

Boulevard reserves, vacating municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2019 462.358

Building line easements

City councils, Minn. Statutes 2019 463.01, 2019 463.02, 2019 463.07

County recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.26

Dwellings, purchase or grant, Minn. Statutes 2019 463.04

Eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 463.03, 2019 463.04

Existing structures, maintaining, Minn. Statutes 2019 463.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 463.06

Cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2019 238.35

Cartways

Highways taken over for trunk highways, prior easements vested in state, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.18

Mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2019 435.37

Vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.29

Cities

Building line easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.26, 2019 463.01 to 2019 463.07

Cartways, mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2019 435.37

First class cities, see same under this topic

Second class cities, land for public buildings, Minn. Statutes 2019 416.07

Toll bridges, use for, Minn. Statutes 2019 441.48

Common interest communities, unit owners association, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 515B.3-102

Condominiums, Minn. Statutes 2019 515A.2-118

Conservation easements

Applicability of law, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.05

Camp Ripley buffer, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0277

Capital improvement bonds, county development rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 373.40

Conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.02, 2019 394.25

County board development rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 375.18

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.01, 2019 103F.515

Drainage, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.515

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.02

Groundwater sensitive areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 103H.105

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.03

Marginal farm lands, placement in, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.039

Mitigation easement stewardship account, Minn. Statutes 2019 103B.103

Native prairie, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.96

Natural resources conservation easement stewardship account, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.69

Permanent wetlands preserves, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.516

Prairie plant seed production areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.963

Property taxes, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.117

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, see Conservation easements under REINVEST IN MINNESOTA RESERVE PROGRAM (RIM)

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.04

Water and soil conservation easement stewardship account, Minn. Statutes 2019 103B.103

Water bank program, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.601

Wetland bank credit, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.2251

Wetland value replacement, easements in return for, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.237

Wetlands

Established or restored, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.903, 2019 103F.904

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.2242

Conservation easements

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, see Conservation easements under REINVEST IN MINNESOTA RESERVE PROGRAM (RIM)

Wetlands, Minn. Rules 8420.0526, 8420.0915

Cooperative power associations, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.327

Creamery cooperatives, sewers or filtration plants, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 308A.201

Cross-country ski trails, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.44

Dams, construction, Minn. Rules 6115.0220 to 6115.0222

Deed taxes, exemptions, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.22

Definitions

Aeronautics law, Minn. Statutes 2019 360.013

Conservation easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.01

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.511

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.311

Drainage easements, acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2019 505.1793

Duluth Transit Authority, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 458A.25

Economic development authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 469.101

Eminent domain

Building lines, Minn. Statutes 2019 463.03, 2019 463.04

Discharge of easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.225

Mining operations, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.47, 2019 117.471

Oil and gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.48

Snow fences, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.21

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.18

Environmental review, exemptions, Minn. Rules 4410.4600

First class cities

Highways, streets, and roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 440.08

Public water highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 458.20, 2019 458.22, 2019 458.23

Flowage easements

Dams, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.501, 2019 103G.561, 2019 103G.571

Drainage systems, impounding, rerouting, and diverting, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.227

Lawsuits, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.561

Public drainage systems, peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.035

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.515

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.551, 2019 103G.575

Trunk highways, U.S., granting to, Minn. Statutes 2019 1.12, 2019 1.13

Waterpowers, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.561, 2019 103G.565

Forest roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.71

Forestry, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.09

Forests for the future program, guidelines for, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.66

Gas companies, see Easements under GAS COMPANIES

Great River Road, counties, financial assistance, Minn. Statutes 2019 373.27

High voltage transmission line rights-of-way, eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 216E.12

Highways, utility equipment, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Highways, see Easements under HIGHWAYS

Instruments affecting, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.22

Metropolitan Airports Commission, Coldwater Springs property, overflights, Minn. Statutes 2019 473.608

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minn. Statutes 2019 136F.60

Municipal state-aid streets, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.04

Natural Resources Department

Camp Ripley buffer easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0277

Information, electronic filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0272

Power to convey, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.63 to 2019 84.633, 2019 85.015

Outdoor heritage fund projects, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.056

Pipeline companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.327, 2019 507.328

Pipelines, see Easements under PIPES AND PIPELINES

Pollution Control Agency

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 115A.06, 2019 115B.407

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2019 115B.17, 2019 115B.175

Power companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.327

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.01

Prescriptive easements, first class cities, acquiring land by, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.013

Private property, metropolitan area towns, roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 368.01

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 301B.03

Public utility easements, see Easements under PUBLIC UTILITIES

Railroads, see Easements under RAILROADS

Real estate tax judgment sales, conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2019 280.03, 2019 280.11

Recreation easements, funding, reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.95

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.518

Reinvest in Minnesota, see REINVEST IN MINNESOTA RESERVE PROGRAM (RIM)

Saint Louis County, tax-forfeited land sales, Minn. Statutes 2019 383C.522

Sanitary districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 442A.18

Scenic easements

Acquisition by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 173.04

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2019 173.04, 2019 173.06

Lower Saint Croix River, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.351

Outdoor advertising devices, removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 173.04

Wild and scenic rivers system, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.311, 2019 103F.331

Second class cities, public buildings, land for, Minn. Statutes 2019 416.07

Semitaconite mining companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.327

Slope easements, county recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.26

Soil and water conservation districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 103C.331

Solar easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.30

State colleges and universities, MnSCU board, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2019 136F.60

State forests, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.18

State lands, see Easements under STATE LANDS

State lands, Minn. Rules 1245.0300

State trails, easements over, private owners, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.015

State-aid highways, vacating of public way, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.29

Streams, acquisition by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0272

Streets and roads, see Easements under STREETS AND ROADS

Taconite mining companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.327

Tax-forfeited land sales

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.01, 2019 282.04

Lands bordering lakes and streams, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.37

Repurchase after forfeiture, conditions imposed, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.261

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2019 383C.522

Telephone companies, see Easements under TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Temporary easements, Pollution Control Agency, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 115A.06

Toll facilities, development agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.85

Town roads

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.04

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 368.01

Trunk highways, utility construction, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Trunk highways, see Easements under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Water bank program, Minn. Rules 6115.1200 to 6115.1280

Water resources, permits, application, Minn. Rules 6115.0240

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 458D.18

Wetland bank credit, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.2251

Wind easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.30

Wind rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.221

Written documents, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.22