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AGO 1964 No. 133 >  December 30, 1964
COUNTIES - ROADS - EASEMENTS - TAX SALE OF PROPERTY - COUNTY EASEMENT RESERVED
COUNTIES ‑- ROADS ‑- EASEMENTS ‑- TAX SALE OF PROPERTY ‑- COUNTY EASEMENT RESERVED A county may reserve county road easements over tax title property which it proposes to sell provided that the right to the easement is first acquired under the county's power of eminent domain or by purchase pursuant to RCW 84.64.320.
AGO 1956 No. 215 >  March 1, 1956
TAXATION - SEGREGATION FOR ASSESSMENT PURPOSES - EASEMENTS
TAXATION ‑- EASEMENTS ‑- SEGREGATION FOR ASSESSMENT PURPOSES. Owners of easement may request separation from servient estate for taxation purposes and assessor must comply with request.
AGO 1956 No. 297 >  July 12, 1956
CITIES AND TOWNS - CITY STREETS - EASEMENTS - POWER OF CITY TO GRANT IN PROPERTY DEVOTED TO PUBLIC USE - RIGHTS OF ABUTTING OWNERS IN CITY STREETS - RIGHT OF ACCESS OF OWNERS OF LANDLOCKED PROPERTY IN CITY STREETS
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- CITY STREETS ‑- EASEMENTS ‑- POWER OF CITY TO GRANT IN PROPERTY DEVOTED TO PUBLIC USE ‑- RIGHTS OF ABUTTING OWNERS IN CITY STREETS ‑- RIGHT OF ACCESS OF OWNERS OF LANDLOCKED PROPER A city of the third class may not grant an easement to a private person over a city street, road or park drive, currently devoted to public use, for purposes of a private driveway.
AGO 1954 No. 285 >  July 16, 1954
EASEMENTS - PERPETUAL - WHETHER ASSESSABLE AS TAXABLE PROPERTY TO GRANTOR OR GRANTEE - LANDS - PERPETUAL EASEMENTS - WHETHER ASSESSABLE AS TAXABLE PROPERTY TO GRANTOR OR GRANTEE - TAXATION
EASEMENTS ‑- PERPETUAL ‑- WHETHER ASSESSABLE AS TAXABLE PROPERTY TO GRANTOR OR GRANTEE ‑- LANDS ‑- PERPETUAL EASEMENTS ‑- WHETHER ASSESSABLE AS TAXABLE PROPERTY TO GRANTOR OR GRANTEE ‑- TAXATION 1.  Land subject to a perpetual easement should be assessed as taxable property to the owner of the fee with an adjustment in valuation because of the easement.  2.  For purposes of 1955 taxes, a perpetual easement should be taken into consideration in assessing the land subject thereto if granted prior to January 1, 1954, and should not be considered if granted subsequent to said date.
AGLO 1974 No. 30 >  March 8, 1974
COUNTIES - SEWERS - EASEMENTS
INSTALLATION OF FACILITIES ON PRIVATE LANDS A county, in the exercise of its authority under chapter 36.94 RCW, to construct and maintain a drainage system, may place any of the physical facilities involved on privately owned land pursuant to easements by the private owners of the land.
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