2006 Utah Code - 78-12-13 — Adverse possession of public streets or ways.

     78-12-13.   Adverse possession of public streets or ways.
     No person shall be allowed to acquire any right or title in or to any lands held by any town, city or county, or the corporate authorities thereof, designated for public use as streets, lanes, avenues, alleys, parks or public squares, or for any other public purpose, by adverse possession thereof for any length of time whatsoever, unless it shall affirmatively appear that such town or city or county or the corporate authorities thereof have sold, or otherwise disposed of, and conveyed such real estate to a purchaser for a valuable consideration, and that for more than seven years subsequent to such conveyance the purchaser, his grantees or successors in interest, have been in the exclusive, continuous and adverse possession of such real estate; in which case an adverse title may be acquired.

No Change Since 1953

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