7.7.2 – Land and Lease Records

Standard: The agency shall have records on file of all lands owned or property leased by or for the agency.  Each record shall include ownership, leases, legal description, and easements and covenants that restrict use or disposition.  The records shall also include date and manner of acquisition. The manner of acquisition can limit right to use and dispose of parkland, for example acquisitions funded with funds from governmental grant programs such as LAWCON and UPARR place restrictions.  Gifts and bequests often contain restrictive covenants that reflect the desires of donors. 

Suggested Evidence of Compliance: Provide evidence that land records for land acquired since 1965 are on file.

Informational reference in the Management of Park and Recreation Agencies, (2010), 3rd Ed., Chapter 11 – Physical Resource Planning, pp. 208-213, 216-217.

Agency Evidence of Compliance:

DPRAC - 3.5.1 Legal Descriptions and Plats of Survey

Agency Self Assessment: MET