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Public & Private Land-Use Control Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes a landlocked parcel of property as used in the lesson?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the least advisable path to take regarding an encroachment on your property?

Question 3 3. What is a vacated road?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is not an encroachment?

Question 5 5. Your neighbor decides to start raising pigs in his suburban yard, and it's stinking up your yard and making it impossible to enjoy it. There are no restrictive covenants or equitable servitudes that apply. What's your best shot to make the neighbor stop if he won't do so voluntarily utilizing a private method?

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Question 6 6. Kenneth's neighbor, Paul, has a legal right to cross over Kenneth's property to reach a public street, and Kenneth has no legal right to stop this use. What type of restriction is imposed on Kenneth?

Question 7 7. A ____ is enforced under principles of law, while a ____ is enforced only under principles of equity.

Question 8 8. A mortgage that requires a borrower to maintain his property a certain way is a restriction imposed by who?

Question 9 9. Eminent domain is often ____________.

Question 10 10. Just compensation for condemned private property is measured by _____________.

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Question 11 11. The government uses a _____________ to obtain title to the land of an owner who refuses the government's offer.

Question 12 12. Examples of a general public purpose include ________________.

Question 13 13. What do you call a report issued pursuant to NEPA on a proposed project?

Question 14 14. Which of the following requires the federal government to consider the environmental impact of its projects?

Question 15 15. What do you call the process undertaken pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act concerning assessment of a proposed project involving a property listed on the National Register of Historic Places?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following establishes a National Register of Historic Places?

Question 17 17. A(n) ____ is a law or regulation enacted by a municipality.

Question 18 18. What do we call the general power of government to enact laws and regulations that limits personal conduct and property rights for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the general public?

Question 19 19. When may a city assert police power to enact land use ordinances?

Question 20 20. Which one of the following is not a land use regulation enacted pursuant to the police power?

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Question 21 21. The owner of a parcel of property next to your property has the legal right to cross over your property to get to a public road. What type of encumbrance is this?

Question 22 22. Legal instruments documenting encumbrances on a parcel of real estate can be found at ____.

Question 23 23. A ____ is a type of encumbrance that allows someone to go on property and take some natural resource from it.

Question 24 24. A ____ is an encumbrance that is placed on a property based upon an award in court.

Question 25 25. Which example below best describes escheat?

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Question 26 26. When an individual dies intestate this means that _____.

Question 27 27. If an heir comes forward to claim property after the state has taken ownership, the heir _____.

Question 28 28. The typical timeline for the escheat process is _____.

Question 29 29. What legal doctrine may allow a trespasser to take legal title of your property?

Question 30 30. A deed granting a ____ means the property may revert back to the grantor of the deed should a condition not be met by the grantee of the deed.

Public & Private Land-Use Control Chapter Exam Instructions

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