On Sat, 22 Oct 2005 22:30:46 GMT, "Jim Warman"
>Same sort of thing for Canada... While I own my land, I do not own any
>resources it may harbour. Where Rich get's his info, I don't know but, if he
>owns any land, he should be aware of the statement in the property deed
>regarding the exclusion of oil and minerals. The farmers that I know have to
>allow right of way on to oilfield leases. They are paid rent on the lease
>itself based on fair market value... if there is a permanent road to the
>lease, they are also paid rent on that land. If the land all the way around
>the lease and the producer needs to get onto the lease.... the farmer and
>the producer get to argue about cash value lost for any crops destroyed.
My property here in California has an exclusion for mineral rights. I
own the property but NOT the mineral rights. Technically, someone
could tunnel beneath me, and extract any minerals until my home fell
into a sinkhole. They can't come on the property though. And then
there are things like setbacks. It's my property but... I can't plant
a tree within X number of feet from the street because the city/county
and utilities companies have rights to that zone. There are so many of
those limitations it's a question of what I can do or not do. I even
have to go to the utilities to get permission to dig down more than a
foot or maybe 18" so I don't hit a power, gas, water, sewer, or
whatever line. But they can enter anytime to work on their stuff. And
nowwwwww, the new "eminent domain" law is in place. Before they could
take my place for a highway or similar. Now they can take it and give
it to a business. There's a guy in Texas, along with his neighbors who
are losing theirs for a new stadium.
It pays to read the deed and title, as well as keep a close eye on any
new laws and ordinances which get passed.
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback 2+2, Vintage Burgundy
w/Black Std Interior, A Code 289 C4 Trac-Lok;
Vintage 40 16" rims w/225/50ZR16 KDWS BF Goodrich
gForce Radial T/As, Cobra drop; surround sound
See my ride at....
Feb 2004- http://184.108.40.206/albums/86810/003_May_21_3004.jpg
Feb 2004- http://220.127.116.11/albums/86810/005_May_21_2004.jpg
Jul 2005- http://18.104.22.168/albums/86810/d..._11_05_002.jpg
Jul 2005- http://22.214.171.124/albums/86810/E...ebuild_006.jpg