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EASEMENTS

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

Air space, defined as airport protection privileges, Minn. Statutes 2007 360.013

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

Alleys, vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 160.29

Annexation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 414.039

Appurtenant easements, certificates of title, Minn. Statutes 2007 508.24

Boulevard reserves, vacating municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2007 462.358

Building line easements

City councils, Minn. Statutes 2007 463.01, 2007 463.02, 2007 463.07

County recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 386.26

Dwellings, purchase or grant, Minn. Statutes 2007 463.04

Eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2007 463.03, 2007 463.04

Existing structures, maintaining, Minn. Statutes 2007 463.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 463.06

Cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2007 238.35

Cartways

Highways taken over for trunk highways, prior easements vested in state, Minn. Statutes 2007 161.18

Mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2007 435.37

Vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 160.29

Cities

Building line easements, Minn. Statutes 2007 386.26, 2007 463.01 to 2007 463.07

Cartways, mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2007 435.37

First class cities, see same under this topic

Second class cities, land for public buildings, Minn. Statutes 2007 416.07

Toll bridges, use for, Minn. Statutes 2007 441.48

Common interest communities

Unit owners association, duties, Minn. Statutes 2007 515B.3-102

Condominiums, Minn. Statutes 2007 515A.2-118

Conservation easements

Applicability of law, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.05

Capital improvement bonds, county development rights, Minn. Statutes 2007 373.40

Conservation reserve program, see REINVEST IN MINNESOTA PROGRAM (RIM)

Conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.02, 2007 394.25

County board development rights, Minn. Statutes 2007 375.18

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.01, 2007 103F.515

Drainage, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.515

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.02

Groundwater sensitive areas, Minn. Statutes 2007 103H.105

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.03

Marginal farm lands, placement in, Minn. Statutes 2007 41B.039

Native prairie, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.96

Permanent wetlands preserves, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.516

Prairie plant seed production areas, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.963

Property taxes, reduced valuation, Minn. Statutes 2007 273.117

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.04

Water bank program, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.601

Wetland value replacement, easements in return for, Minn. Statutes 2007 103G.237

Wetlands, established or restored, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.903, 2007 103F.904

Cooperative power associations

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.327

Creamery cooperatives

Sewers or filtration plants, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2007 308A.201

Cross-country ski trails, Minn. Statutes 2007 85.44

Deed taxes, exemptions, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, Minn. Statutes 2007 287.22

Definitions

Aeronautics law, Minn. Statutes 2007 360.013

Conservation easements, Minn. Statutes 2007 84C.01

Conservation reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.511

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.311

Drainage easements

Acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2007 505.1793

Duluth Transit Authority, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2007 458A.25

Economic development authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 469.101

Eminent domain

Building lines, Minn. Statutes 2007 463.03, 2007 463.04

Discharge of easements, Minn. Statutes 2007 117.225

Mining operations, Minn. Statutes 2007 117.47, 2007 117.471

Oil and gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2007 117.48

Snow fences, Minn. Statutes 2007 117.21

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2007 89.18

Family farm security program

Land, restricted or exclusive agricultural use, Minn. Statutes 2007 41.65

First class cities

Highways, streets, and roads, Minn. Statutes 2007 440.08

Public water highways, Minn. Statutes 2007 458.20, 2007 458.22, 2007 458.23

Flowage easements

Conservation reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.515

Dams, Minn. Statutes 2007 103E.227, 2007 103E.501, 2007 103G.561, 2007 103G.571

Lawsuits, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2007 103G.561

Public drainage systems, peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.035

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2007 103G.551, 2007 103G.575

Trunk highways, U.S., granting to, Minn. Statutes 2007 1.12, 2007 1.13

Waterpowers, Minn. Statutes 2007 103G.561, 2007 103G.565

Forest roads, Minn. Statutes 2007 89.71

Forestry, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2007 88.09

Gas companies, see Easements under GAS COMPANIES

Great River Road, counties, financial assistance, Minn. Statutes 2007 373.27

High voltage transmission line rights-of-way

Eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2007 216E.12

Highways, see Easements under HIGHWAYS

Instruments affecting, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 287.22

Metropolitan Airports Commission

Coldwater Springs property, overflights, Minn. Statutes 2007 473.608

Minnesota state colleges and universities, Minn. Statutes 2007 136F.60

Municipal state-aid streets, Minn. Statutes 2007 160.04

Natural Resources Department

Information, electronic filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.0272

Power to convey, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.63 to 2007 84.632, 2007 85.015

Pipeline companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.327, 2007 507.328

Pipelines, see Easements under PIPES AND PIPELINES

Pollution Control Agency

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2007 115A.06

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2007 115B.17, 2007 115B.175

Power companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.327

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2007 282.01

Prescriptive easements

First class cities, acquiring land by, Minn. Statutes 2007 465.013

Private property, metropolitan area towns, roads, Minn. Statutes 2007 368.01

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2007 301B.03

Public utility easements, see Easements under PUBLIC UTILITIES

Railroads, see Easements under RAILROADS

Real estate tax judgment sales, conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2007 280.03, 2007 280.11

Recreation easements, funding

Reinvest in Minnesota program, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.95

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.518

Saint Louis County, tax-forfeited land sales, Minn. Statutes 2007 383C.522

Sanitary districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2007 115.27

Scenic easements

Acquisition by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2007 173.04

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2007 173.04, 2007 173.06

Lower Saint Croix River, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.351

Outdoor advertising devices, removal, Minn. Statutes 2007 173.04

Wild and scenic rivers system, Minn. Statutes 2007 103F.311, 2007 103F.331

Second class cities, public buildings, land for, Minn. Statutes 2007 416.07

Semitaconite mining companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.327

Slope easements, county recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 386.26

Soil and water conservation districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2007 103C.331

Solar easements, Minn. Statutes 2007 500.30

State colleges and universities

MnSCU board, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2007 136F.60

State forests, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2007 89.18

State lands, see Easements under STATE LANDS

State trails, easements over, private owners, Minn. Statutes 2007 85.015

State-aid highways, vacating of public way, effect, Minn. Statutes 2007 160.29

Streams, acquisition by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2007 84.0272

Streets and roads, see Easements under STREETS AND ROADS

Taconite mining companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2007 507.327

Tax-forfeited land sales

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2007 282.01, 2007 282.04

Lands bordering lakes and streams, Minn. Statutes 2007 282.37

Repurchase after forfeiture, conditions imposed, Minn. Statutes 2007 282.261

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2007 383C.522

Telephone companies, see Easements under TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Temporary easements, Pollution Control Agency, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2007 115A.06

Toll facilities, development agreements, Minn. Statutes 2007 160.85

Town roads

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2007 160.04

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2007 368.01

Trunk highways, see Easements under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, powers, Minn. Statutes 2007 458D.18

Wind easements, Minn. Statutes 2007 500.30

Written documents, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2007 287.22