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Indiana Code Title 32. Property § 32-23-3-1

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Sec. 1. If:

(1) land that belongs to a landowner in Indiana is shut off from a public highway because of the:

(A) straightening of a stream under Indiana law;

(B) construction of a ditch under Indiana law;  or

(C) erection of a dam that is constructed by the state or by the United States or an agency or a political subdivision of the state or of the United States under Indiana law;  and

(2) the owner of the lands described in subdivision (1) is unable to secure an easement or right-of-way on and over the land that is adjacent to the affected land, and intervening between the land and the public highways that are most convenient to the land because:

(A) an adjacent and intervening landowner refuses to grant an easement;  or

(B) the interested parties cannot agree upon the consideration to be paid by the landowner that is deprived of access to the highway;

the landowner of the affected land shall be granted the right of easement established as a way of necessity as provided under IC 32-24-1.

Cite this article: - Indiana Code Title 32. Property § 32-23-3-1 - last updated June 08, 2021 |

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