2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 34 - Property, Conveyances and Security Transactions
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
Article 3 - Historic Preservation Rights
Section 34-1-303 - Historic Preservation Rights Specified; Release, Transfer or Assignment Restricted.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 34-1-303 (2021)

34-1-303. Historic preservation rights specified; release, transfer or assignment restricted.

(a) An instrument conveying or reserving a historic preservation right may require, prohibit, condition, limit or control any of the following with respect to the grantor or grantee:

(i) Access or public visitation;

(ii) Affirmative acts of alteration, restoration, rehabilitation, repair, maintenance, investigation, documentation, payment of taxes or compliance with law or local ordinance or resolution;

(iii) Conditions of operation or use;

(iv) Acts detrimental to preservation;

(v) Any other acts or uses relating to the preservation of structures or improvements or appurtenances.

(b) A historic preservation right:

(i) Includes any preservation restriction imposed by agency rule or regulation or by local ordinance or resolution and is not unenforceable because of lack of privity of estate or contract, lack of benefit to specific property or because of the benefit assigned;

(ii) Shall be enforced in accordance with its terms and transferred, recorded and indexed in the same manner as fee simple interests in real property subject only to limitations provided in this article;

(iii) May be transferred or assigned only to the state, any city, town, county, joint powers board or other political subdivision of the state or to a nonprofit corporation or trust;

(iv) Shall not affect a restriction, easement, covenant, third party right of enforcement or condition otherwise valid under law nor diminish the acquisition of real property and the historic preservation right by purchase, gift, grant, eminent domain or otherwise in accordance with law or the lawful use of the property for public purposes.

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