Public Easement

  • (noun): Any easement enjoyed by the public in general (as the public's right to use public streets).

Some articles on public easement, public:

Evolution of Modern Regulatory Takings Law - Nollan and Dolan
... regulation under which the California Coastal Commission demanded a lateral public easement across the Nollans' beachfront lot in exchange for a permit to demolish an existing bungalow and replace it with a three-bedroo ... The public easement was designed to connect two public beaches that were separated by the Nollan's property ... The Coastal Commission had asserted that the public easement condition was imposed to promote the legitimate state interest of diminishing the "blockage of ...

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