What is an "easement" ?

An easement is a legal right to use property owned by another party for a special purpose (i.e. a drainage easement). The easement holder (The City) has the right to access and inspect the property contained within the easement and to place certain restrictions on how the property can be changed, maintained or used.  The easement holder is not responsible for the beautification of an easement but merely the functionality.

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1. Who do I call when a tree in the City's Right-of-Way is dead?
2. If I live outside of the Murfreesboro City limits who do I call about a tree that has fallen in the street?
3. What is an "easement" ?
4. What is a "right of way" ?
5. Residential Street Light?
6. Road projects and Road Closings?
7. Traffic Lights and Street Signs?