Profit Appurtenant Law and Legal Definition

A profit can be appurtenant or in gross. A profit appurtenant can be used only by the owner of the adjacent property. A profit appurtenant is a profit which is several or in common, attached to land, for the benefit of certain other identified land, by the act of the parties. A profit appurtenant should be in some way connected with the enjoyment of the right of property in the dominant tenement, and should be limited by the needs of the latter.