Utah Landowners

Land news, market reports, policy changes and beautiful photography!

Subscribe!

battleCasinos online real moneymake authorsgrows developmentdetermineitself) easementquestionstreet state 11820elseriparian ownership? riparian

Tag: Property rights

Risks Involved with Resisting Condemnation

  Your main risk in resisting condemnation of your property is that your final monetary judgment may be less than the initial offer. Another risk is that you will end up paying attorney and court fees. Resisting Condemnation There are three ways…

Utah Land

Riparian Ownership Laws

What Is Riparian Ownership? Riparian laws determine who may possess or use water as it flows or touches various properties. In the United States, riparian laws are generally followed in the eastern states. The states on the West Coast follow…

Utah LAND

Conservation Easements

A conservation easement (a type of express easement) is created by a voluntary legal agreement between a landowner and another party — usually the government — which restricts the development of a piece of land. Under certain specific conditions, conservation…

Utah Land

Express and Implied Easements

A key question in the law of easements is whether the right to use the land (the easement itself) is express or implied. As is explained in more detail below, the main difference between the two is that an express…

Utah Land

The ins and outs of adverse possession

Trespassing, the act of entering someone’s private property without permission, is illegal. But when a trespasser continues trespassing for an extended period of time, the law may give the trespasser the right to stay on (or pass through) the land….

Utah Land

Prescriptive Easements

An easement by prescription is one that is gained under principles of a legal concept known as “adverse possession”, under which someone other than the original property owner gains use or ownership rights to certain property. Prescriptive easements often arise…

Landowners

Private Property Rights Defined

As the battle to stop Sustainable Development grows, it is important that activists have clear definitions of their points as they deal with elected officials and planners who are making policy in their community. Below is a start in defining…

Landowners

A Conditional Use Permit for a Specific Use of Land

A conditional use permit is a zoning exception which allows the property owner use of his land in a way not otherwise permitted within the particular zoning district. Though the exact process differs with the specific ordinance requirements, typically the owner presents his argument orally and…

Utah Landowners

Introduction to Property Rights: A Historical Perspective

Everyone seems to have an opinion about property rights, whether about one’s own rights, those of someone else, or the rights of a community. Property rights discussions can reveal diverse and controversial opinions and are often related to larger issues…

Utah Land

Encroachment: When a Right of Way Becomes Trespass

Easements and encroachments affect the use of one person’s property by another. For example, people may have been crossing your property for years to gain access to adjacent land. The original owner (the owner before you) may have agreed to the access…