LONDON BRITAIN TOWNSHIP LAND TRUST
6.98 acres on
8.36 acres on
addition to both owning some
land outright, the London Britain
Township Land Trust also cares for
properties that it does not own but are
eased to the Land Trust.
conservation easement is a legal
agreement between a landowner and a land
trust or government agency that
permanently limits uses of the land in
order to protect its conservation
values. It lets landowners continue to
own and use their land as well as sell
it or leave it to others in their wills.
someone takes a conservation easement on
their property, they will for example,
give up the right to build additional
houses on or sub-divide the land.
Sometimes people are paid for giving up
these rights, sometimes it is done for a
tax deduction, and in some cases little
or no money changes hands and the right
are just donated.
easement are permanent and bind not only
the landowner making the easement but
also all future owners of the property.
In a case where the easements are held
by a land trust, the trust is
responsible for making sure the
easementís terms are followed. This
stewardship process can be complex but
usually involves at least annual
inspections of the property by the land
the London Britain Township Land Trust has the
28.76 acres on Broad Run Rd