New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:13-10 - Grants Of Easements Along Or Across Canal; Sale Of Canal Lands Not Needed

13:13-10. Grants of easements along or across canal; sale of canal lands not needed
The department of conservation and development shall have power:

a. To grant to any public utility the right to cross the lands of the canal, including the canal itself, upon such conditions as in the judgment of the department may be necessary to protect the state in its use and occupancy thereof;

b. To grant to the state highway commissioner or any other department of the state, or to any county or municipal authority, or any person or corporation owning or occupying lands abutting lands of the canal, an easement for highway, driveway or drainage purposes across or along any canal lands; and

c. To sell, subject to the approval of the governor, any lands not needed for canal purposes.

No grant or sale shall be made, or easement created, which shall interfere with the canal as a waterway for either drainage, recreational, or commercial use.

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