MANAGEMENT Planning and execution of
programs to use, improve and maintain land and water areas for the greatest net
public benefit, while supporting the assigned mission.
SURVEYING Location and
identification of a parcel of land by a professional surveyor or engineer.
LANDLORD One who rents property to others.
LEASE A written document by which the owner
transfers the rights of use and occupancy of land and/or structures to another
person or entity for a specified period of time in return for a specified
LEASEHOLD The interest or estate which a lessee
has in real property by virtue of his lease.
DESCRIPTION A statement containing a
designation by which land is identified according to a system set up by law or
approved by law.
JURISDICTION Authority to
legislate within a geographically defined area; the same as jurisdiction. Types
of jurisdiction are exclusive, concurrent, and partial.
LESSEE A person/entity to whom property is rented
under terms of a lease.
INTERESTS Interest in land that
is less than fee.
LESSOR A person who rents property under a lease; the
LIABILITY Any drawback, debt, or obligation.
Something that acts as a disadvantage. An obligation or duty that must be
performed. The opposite of asset.
LICENSE Authority to enter or use
another person's land or property, without possessing estate in it; revocable.
Would otherwise constitute a trespass.
LIEN A hold or claim which one person has upon
the property of another as a security for some debt or charge.
LINK Surveyor's linear measure. 1 link = 7.92
in. 100 links = 1 chain (66.6 feet)
LIS PENDENS A public notice, filed against specific
lands, that an action at law is pending that may affect the title to the land.
RIGHTS The right of an owner
of land with a shoreline contiguous to a sea or lake to use and enjoy the shore
without a change in its position created by artificial interference; as
distinguished from riparian rights and water rights.
LOCUS A particular parcel of land; used to refer to
an already specified property.