What is a utility easement?
Utility easements are strips of land used by utility companies to construct and maintain overhead electric, telephone, and cable television lines and underground electric, water, and sewer, telephone, and cable television lines.

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1. What is a utility easement?
2. Who owns the utility easement?
3. How are utility easements created?
4. Why is it important to keep easements clear?
5. What if I build on an existing easement?
6. What happens if I build a fence in an easement?
7. Can I place decorative landscaping on a utility easement?
8. What should I do about damages of my landscaping from utility marking for construction?