EasementsReversions

EasementsReversions - (Re)Locating Easements and Reversions...

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(Re)Locating Easements and Reversions DEDICATION: “An appropriation to some public use, made by the owner, and accepted for such use by or on behalf of the public.” (Black’s LD; 500) VACATE (Easement): “To put an end to; as. . to vacate a street…….to cease from occupancy” (Black’s LD; 1717) REVERSION RIGHT: The right to land located in a vacated easement CL Title to bed Easement rights
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ISSUE for Surveyors is: WHERE IS THE BOUNDARY LINE ONCE PUBLIC EASEMENTS ARE REMOVED “…. There is 10 times more litigation over easements than over land boundary problems…. .nearly 50% (of these cases) are reversed on appeal.” (Textbook; 196) PRINCIPLE: Whenever an easement is granted, the fee title to the land encumbered by the easement remains with the party granting the easement Does the developer/subdivider retain this title in a subdivision? statute common-law presumption
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Section 177.101, F.S., provides in subsection (3) that the governing body of a county may adopt resolutions vacating
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2011 for the course SUR 4403 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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