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EASEMENTS

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

Agricultural land, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.221

Air space, defined as airport protection privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 360.013

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

Alleys, vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.29

Annexation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 414.039

Appurtenant easements, certificates of title, Minn. Statutes 2011 508.24

Boulevard reserves, vacating municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2011 462.358

Building line easements

City councils, Minn. Statutes 2011 463.01, 2011 463.02, 2011 463.07

County recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 386.26

Dwellings, purchase or grant, Minn. Statutes 2011 463.04

Eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2011 463.03, 2011 463.04

Existing structures, maintaining, Minn. Statutes 2011 463.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 463.06

Cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2011 238.35

Cartways

Highways taken over for trunk highways, prior easements vested in state, Minn. Statutes 2011 161.18

Mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2011 435.37

Vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.29

Cities

Building line easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 386.26, 2011 463.01 to 2011 463.07

Cartways, mandatory establishment, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2011 435.37

First class cities, see same under this topic

Second class cities, land for public buildings, Minn. Statutes 2011 416.07

Toll bridges, use for, Minn. Statutes 2011 441.48

Common interest communities

Unit owners association, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 515B.3-102

Condominiums, Minn. Statutes 2011 515A.2-118

Conservation easements

Applicability of law, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.05

Camp Ripley buffer, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.0277

Capital improvement bonds, county development rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 373.40

Conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.02, 2011 394.25

County board development rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 375.18

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.01, 2011 103F.515

Drainage, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.515

Forests for the future program, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.68

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.02

Groundwater sensitive areas, Minn. Statutes 2011 103H.105

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.03

Marginal farm lands, placement in, Minn. Statutes 2011 41B.039

Native prairie, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.96

Permanent wetlands preserves, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.516

Prairie plant seed production areas, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.963

Property taxes, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2011 273.117

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

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.04

Water bank program, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.601

Wetland bank credit, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.2251

Wetland value replacement, easements in return for, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.237

Wetlands, established or restored, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.903, 2011 103F.904

Cooperative power associations

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.327

Creamery cooperatives

Sewers or filtration plants, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2011 308A.201

Cross-country ski trails, Minn. Statutes 2011 85.44

Deed taxes, exemptions, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.22

Definitions

Aeronautics law, Minn. Statutes 2011 360.013

Conservation easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.01

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.511

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.311

Drainage easements

Acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2011 505.1793

Duluth Transit Authority, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2011 458A.25

Economic development authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 469.101

Eminent domain

Building lines, Minn. Statutes 2011 463.03, 2011 463.04

Discharge of easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 117.225

Mining operations, Minn. Statutes 2011 117.47, 2011 117.471

Oil and gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2011 117.48

Snow fences, Minn. Statutes 2011 117.21

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2011 89.18

First class cities

Highways, streets, and roads, Minn. Statutes 2011 440.08

Public water highways, Minn. Statutes 2011 458.20, 2011 458.22, 2011 458.23

Flowage easements

Dams, Minn. Statutes 2011 103E.501, 2011 103G.561, 2011 103G.571

Drainage systems, impounding, rerouting, and diverting, Minn. Statutes 2011 103E.227

Lawsuits, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.561

Public drainage systems, peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.035

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.515

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.551, 2011 103G.575

Trunk highways, U.S., granting to, Minn. Statutes 2011 1.12, 2011 1.13

Waterpowers, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.561, 2011 103G.565

Forest roads, Minn. Statutes 2011 89.71

Forestry, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2011 88.09

Forests for the future program, guidelines for, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.66

Gas companies, see Easements under GAS COMPANIES

Great River Road, counties, financial assistance, Minn. Statutes 2011 373.27

High voltage transmission line rights-of-way

Eminent domain proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2011 216E.12

Highways, see Easements under HIGHWAYS

Instruments affecting, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.22

Metropolitan Airports Commission

Coldwater Springs property, overflights, Minn. Statutes 2011 473.608

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minn. Statutes 2011 136F.60

Municipal state-aid streets, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.04

Natural Resources Department

Camp Ripley buffer easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.0277

Information, electronic filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.0272

Power to convey, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.63 to 2011 84.632, 2011 85.015

Pipeline companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.327, 2011 507.328

Pipelines, see Easements under PIPES AND PIPELINES

Pollution Control Agency

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2011 115A.06

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2011 115B.17, 2011 115B.175

Power companies

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.327

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2011 282.01

Prescriptive easements, first class cities, acquiring land by, Minn. Statutes 2011 465.013

Private property, metropolitan area towns, roads, Minn. Statutes 2011 368.01

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 301B.03

Public utility easements, see Easements under PUBLIC UTILITIES

Railroads, see Easements under RAILROADS

Real estate tax judgment sales, conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 280.03, 2011 280.11

Recreation easements, funding, reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.95

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.518

Saint Louis County, tax-forfeited land sales, Minn. Statutes 2011 383C.522

Sanitary districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2011 115.27

Scenic easements

Acquisition by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2011 173.04

Federal aid, Minn. Statutes 2011 173.04, 2011 173.06

Lower Saint Croix River, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.351

Outdoor advertising devices, removal, Minn. Statutes 2011 173.04

Wild and scenic rivers system, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.311, 2011 103F.331

Second class cities, public buildings, land for, Minn. Statutes 2011 416.07

Semitaconite mining companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.327

Slope easements, county recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 386.26

Soil and water conservation districts, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2011 103C.331

Solar easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.30

State colleges and universities, MnSCU board, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2011 136F.60

State forests, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2011 89.18

State lands, see Easements under STATE LANDS

State trails, easements over, private owners, Minn. Statutes 2011 85.015

State-aid highways, vacating of public way, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.29

Streams, acquisition by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.0272

Streets and roads, see Easements under STREETS AND ROADS

Taconite mining companies, mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.327

Tax-forfeited land sales

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 282.01, 2011 282.04

Lands bordering lakes and streams, Minn. Statutes 2011 282.37

Repurchase after forfeiture, conditions imposed, Minn. Statutes 2011 282.261

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2011 383C.522

Telephone companies, see Easements under TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Temporary easements, Pollution Control Agency, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2011 115A.06

Toll facilities, development agreements, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.85

Town roads

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.04

Metropolitan area towns, Minn. Statutes 2011 368.01

Trunk highways, see Easements under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 458D.18

Wetland bank credit, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.2251

Wind easements, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.30

Wind rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.221

Written documents, creation, modification, or cancellation of easements, deed taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.22