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URBAN SERVITUDE Definition & Legal Meaning

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City servitudes, or servitudes of houses, are called “urban.” They are the easements appertaining to the building and construction of houses; as, for instance, the right to light and air, or the right to build a house so as to throw the rain- water on a neighbor’s house. Mozley & Whitley; Civ. Code La. 1900,


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