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Art. 689.  Enclosed estate; right of passage

The owner of an estate that has no access to a public road or utility may claim a right of passage over neighboring property to the nearest public road or utility.  He is bound to compensate his neighbor for the right of passage acquired and to indemnify his neighbor for the damage he may occasion.

New or additional maintenance burdens imposed upon the servient estate or intervening lands resulting  from the utility servitude shall be the responsibility of the owner of the dominant estate.

Acts 1977, No. 514, §1; Acts 2012, No. 739, §1.

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