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EASEMENTS

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

Agricultural land, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 500.221

Air space, defined as airport protection privileges, Minn. Statutes 2013 360.013

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

Alleys, vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.29

Annexation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 414.039

Appurtenant easements, certificates of title, Minn. Statutes 2013 508.24

Boulevard reserves, vacating municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2013 462.358

Building line easements

City councils, Minn. Statutes 2013 463.01, 2013 463.02, 2013 463.07

County recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 386.26

Dwellings, purchase or grant, Minn. Statutes 2013 463.04

Eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2013 463.03, 2013 463.04

Existing structures, maintaining, Minn. Statutes 2013 463.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 463.06

Cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.35

Cartways

Highways taken over for trunk highways, prior easements vested in state, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.18

Mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2013 435.37

Vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.29

Cities

Building line easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 386.26, 2013 463.01 to 2013 463.07

Cartways, mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2013 435.37

First class cities, see same under this topic

Second class cities, land for public buildings, Minn. Statutes 2013 416.07

Toll bridges, use for, Minn. Statutes 2013 441.48

Common interest communities, unit owners association, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 515B.3-102

Condominiums, Minn. Statutes 2013 515A.2-118

Conservation easements

Applicability of law, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.05

Camp Ripley buffer, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0277

Capital improvement bonds, county development rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 373.40

Conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.02, 2013 394.25

County board development rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.18

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.01, 2013 103F.515

Drainage, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.515

Forests for the future program, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.68

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.02

Groundwater sensitive areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 103H.105

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.03

Marginal farm lands, placement in, Minn. Statutes 2013 41B.039

Native prairie, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.96

Permanent wetlands preserves, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.516

Prairie plant seed production areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.963

Property taxes, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.117

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

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.04

Water bank program, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.601

Wetland bank credit, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 103G.2251

Wetland value replacement, easements in return for, Minn. Statutes 2013 103G.237

Wetlands, established or restored, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.903, 2013 103F.904

Cooperative power associations, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Creamery cooperatives, sewers or filtration plants, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2013 308A.201

Cross-country ski trails, Minn. Statutes 2013 85.44

Deed taxes, exemptions, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 287.22

Definitions

Aeronautics law, Minn. Statutes 2013 360.013

Conservation easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 84C.01

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.511

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.311

Drainage easements, acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2013 505.1793

Duluth Transit Authority, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 458A.25

Economic development authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 469.101

Eminent domain

Building lines, Minn. Statutes 2013 463.03, 2013 463.04

Discharge of easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.225

Mining operations, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.47, 2013 117.471

Oil and gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.48

Snow fences, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.21

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.18

First class cities

Highways, streets, and roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 440.08

Public water highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 458.20, 2013 458.22, 2013 458.23

Flowage easements

Dams, Minn. Statutes 2013 103E.501, 2013 103G.561, 2013 103G.571

Drainage systems, impounding, rerouting, and diverting, Minn. Statutes 2013 103E.227

Lawsuits, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2013 103G.561

Public drainage systems, peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.035

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.515

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 103G.551, 2013 103G.575

Trunk highways, U.S., granting to, Minn. Statutes 2013 1.12, 2013 1.13

Waterpowers, Minn. Statutes 2013 103G.561, 2013 103G.565

Forest roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.71

Forestry, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.09

Forests for the future program, guidelines for, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.66

Gas companies, see Easements under GAS COMPANIES

Great River Road, counties, financial assistance, Minn. Statutes 2013 373.27

High voltage transmission line rights-of-way, eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2013 216E.12

Highways, see Easements under HIGHWAYS

Instruments affecting, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 287.22

Metropolitan Airports Commission, Coldwater Springs property, overflights, Minn. Statutes 2013 473.608

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minn. Statutes 2013 136F.60

Municipal state-aid streets, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.04

Natural Resources Department

Camp Ripley buffer easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0277

Information, electronic filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0272

Power to convey, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.63 to 2013 84.633, 2013 85.015

Outdoor heritage fund projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.056

Pipeline companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327, 2013 507.328

Pipelines, see Easements under PIPES AND PIPELINES

Pollution Control Agency

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 115A.06

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2013 115B.17, 2013 115B.175

Power companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.01

Prescriptive easements, first class cities, acquiring land by, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.013

Private property, metropolitan area towns, roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 368.01

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 301B.03

Public utility easements, see Easements under PUBLIC UTILITIES

Railroads, see Easements under RAILROADS

Real estate tax judgment sales, conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2013 280.03, 2013 280.11

Recreation easements, funding, reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.95

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.518

Riparian buffer easements, clean water fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 114D.50

Saint Louis County, tax-forfeited land sales, Minn. Statutes 2013 383C.522

Sanitary districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 442A.18

Scenic easements

Acquisition by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.04

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.04, 2013 173.06

Lower Saint Croix River, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.351

Outdoor advertising devices, removal, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.04

Wild and scenic rivers system, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.311, 2013 103F.331

Second class cities, public buildings, land for, Minn. Statutes 2013 416.07

Semitaconite mining companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Slope easements, county recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 386.26

Soil and water conservation districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 103C.331

Solar easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 500.30

State colleges and universities, MnSCU board, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2013 136F.60

State forests, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.18

State lands, see Easements under STATE LANDS

State trails, easements over, private owners, Minn. Statutes 2013 85.015

State-aid highways, vacating of public way, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.29

Streams, acquisition by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0272

Streets and roads, see Easements under STREETS AND ROADS

Taconite mining companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Tax-forfeited land sales

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.01, 2013 282.04

Lands bordering lakes and streams, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.37

Repurchase after forfeiture, conditions imposed, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.261

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2013 383C.522

Telephone companies, see Easements under TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Temporary easements, Pollution Control Agency, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 115A.06

Toll facilities, development agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.85

Town roads

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.04

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2013 368.01

Trunk highways, see Easements under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 458D.18

Wetland bank credit, Minn. Statutes 2013 103G.2251

Wind easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 500.30

Wind rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 500.221

Written documents, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 287.22