Part 1 Preservation Restrictions
Part 2 Solar Access Law of 1979
Part 3 Conservation Easement Act of 1981
Part 4 Restrictive Covenants

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 66 > Chapter 9

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • conservation easement: means an easement in land or structures which:

    (i) Is held for the benefit of the people of Tennessee. See

  • Exempt organization: includes any organization which has received a determination of exemption from the Internal Revenue Service under §. See
  • Holder: means a public body empowered to hold an interest in real property under the laws of the state or the United States. See
  • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • National Register: means that listing of the state's historic, archaeological, architectural, cultural, and environmental resources as nominated by the state's liaison officer and which is kept by the national park service, the United States department of the interior, pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (P. See
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Preservation restriction: means a right, whether or not stated in the form of a restriction, easement, covenant or condition, in any deed, will or other instrument executed by or on behalf of the owner of the land or in any order of taking, appropriate to preservation of either a structure or a structure and the land upon which such structure is located, historically significant for its architecture or archaeology, to prohibit or limit any or all of the following:

    (A) Alterations in exterior or interior features of the structure. See

  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Public body: means the United States, states, counties, municipalities, metropolitan governments, the historic commission of any state, county, municipal, or metropolitan government, park or recreation authorities, and any other state, federal or local governmental entity. See
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • solar energy system: means any device, mechanism, structure, apparatus, or part thereof, whose primary purpose is to collect solar energy and convert and store it for useful purposes including heating and cooling buildings or other energy saving processes, or to produce generated power by means of any combination of collecting, transferring, or converting solar generated energy. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Tennessee Register: means that listing of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in Tennessee history, architecture, archaeology, and culture kept by the Tennessee historical commission pursuant to title
  • Third-party right of enforcement: means a right expressly provided in a conservation easement to enforce any of its terms granted to a public body, charitable corporation, charitable association, or charitable trust that, although eligible to be a holder, is not a holder. See
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105