Property owners should be aware that in most instances they do not own the land up to the edge of road pavement or sidewalk. The Town generally owns the land from the edge of roadway up to 15 feet back depending on the particular road.

There may be underground utilities within these areas and homeowners should be careful as to what they place in these areas.

  • Mailboxes, trees, shrubbery, fences, lawn sprinkler systems or gardens within the right-of-way may be damaged during snow removal operations.
  • The Town will not be responsible for damage to such items within the right-of-way.