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Encyclopedia > Public property

Public property is land which is owned by a local government, and is accessible to everybody. It differs from private property in that private property is accessible only to the owners and those who have permission from the owners.


Example of public property include zoos, libraries, and public parks.


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Private Property and Public Right of Way (830 words)
What some property owners do not realize is that they are responsible for maintaining part of the right-of-way next to their property, including the sidewalk and planting strip, or the roadway shoulder if unimproved.
Property owners must trim or remove overhanging trees, plants, shrubs, vegetation or debris which obstruct streets, alleys or sidewalks, or which are a fire hazard.
Property owners must also prevent rubbish, garbage or waste material from accumulating on their property, sidewalks, or planting strips, regardless of who put the material there.
Public property - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (121 words)
Public property is land which is owned by a government, as opposed to private property, which is owned by non-government parties such as individuals or corporations.
In many republican democracies, "public property" is said to be owned by the people as a commons.
Most public property is accessible to the general public, such as zoos, libraries, and parks; some is reserved for restricted use, such as military bases and research laboratories.
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