Why is it important to keep easements clear?
Keeping utility easements clear helps utility companies perform routine maintenance (e.g., replace a pole), construct improvement projects (e.g., install a new sanitary sewer), and repair utility lines during emergencies (e.g., remove a tree which has fallen on a power line during a lightning storm).

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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?