negative easement

Definition of "negative easement"
  1. A type of easement that gives the holder the right to stop the landowner from engaging in certain activities on their land that would otherwise be allowed
How to use "negative easement" in a sentence
  1. The negative easement prevented the landowner from building a tall structure that would block the neighbor's view.
  2. Using a negative easement, the nearby homeowners were able to prevent the construction of a commercial facility in the residential area.
  3. The environmental group secured a negative easement to protect the wetlands from development.

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