public easement

Definition of "public easement"
  1. A legally protected right that permits the general public to access and use specific areas, such as roads or paths, which are privately owned
How to use "public easement" in a sentence
  1. The use of the private road fell under a public easement, allowing the local residents to freely access it.
  2. The city declared the land for the walking trail a public easement.
  3. Despite the farmhouse being privately owned, the garden path was considered a public easement for people to walk through.

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