What Can I Build In An Easement In My Garden?

Utility easements, they can be very confusing, annoying, and frustrating to homeowners and developers alike. Today I am going to answer three of the main questions that are raised when talking to homeowners about easements on their land. Can I build on the easement?  The simple answer is no. Utility companies must be able to have access to the pipeline to fix the pipe if necessary (nobody wants a backed-up sewer). For example, if you have built a retaining wall and entertaining area on top of the easement, it means they have to pull the structure up to get to […]