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Who is responsible for maintenance in the right-of-way and easement areas?

The property owner is responsible for taking care of the public right-of-way (to the curb) and utility easement areas as they would the rest of their property. This includes trees that hang over the sidewalk and street and other landscaping in the right-of-way. 

Tree and Shrub Pruning

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1. Who is responsible for maintenance in the right-of-way and easement areas?
2. Can I build things in the public right-of-way or easement?
3. Can I stop utility contractors from working in my yard?
4. When is a Right-of-Way permit required?
5. How do I handle trees in the easement that are in the power lines?
6. How do I find my property boundary measurements?
7. How is tree pruning handled in alleys/easements?
8. Can I sweep grass clippings and leaves into the street or gutter?
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