Canals: Underwriting Guidelines

 When insuring property abutting or crossed by a canal, exception must be made as follows:


“Any and all rights of others in and to any portion of the land located within the boundaries of the [NAMED] canal and to so much of the land as is necessary for the use and maintenance of said canal.”


When insuring property which is subject to an easement for canal purposes, the following exception must be made:


“Easement for canal purposes over the [describe] as described in [INSTRUMENT] dated _____recorded _______, in Book _______, Page _______, County of ____________, State of______________.”


See also:


Waterfront Property and Wetlands

Riparian/Littoral Rights