Land Rights and Easements

This course provides participants the basic knowledge of the property owner and utility rights when securing permission to install and maintain distribution assets on private property. Participants learn the procedures to develop easement descriptions from field notes by performing numerous case studies.

  • Land Rights
  • Glossary of Land Right Terms
  • Property Boundaries
  • Area of Property
  • Easements
  • Binding Contract or Agreement
  • Condemnation
  • New Services
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Risks and Benefits of Various Easement Types
  • Easement Descriptions
    • Strip Easements
    • Easements Along Roadways
    • Easements Along Diagonal Roads
    • Easements Not on Center of Description
    • Easements Beginning Near a Road Curve
    • Descriptions Requiring Reference Points
    • Using Computation to Create Easement Descriptions
    • Combination Easement Descriptions
    • Tie Easement Description to Known Survey Line
    • Easement Description Preparation