What is an easement?
An easement is a specified dedication of land to serve the purpose of the provision of services or the provision of access. A utility easement is a common example of an easement. To find out if you have an easement on your property, provide a recent survey to the planning and zoning counter and staff would assist you. You may also check the Engineering Division, where a Recorded Plat of your property may be located. There are different easements withvarying less than fee simple rights to your land, and these easements will effect how you can utilize the land and whether you may build over them. More specific information about easements are in store for the homeowners page currently in development.

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1. What is the current zoning and land use designation of my property?
2. What are the required setbacks for my property?
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4. What are overlay districts?
5. What is a variance?
6. Can I get a variance for the use I want on my property?
7. How do I get a copy of a permitted site plan or an old survey of my home?
8. What is an easement?
9. What is my PCN (Property Control Number)?
10. May I split my property into two or more parcels?
11. What is the Comprehensive Plan?
12. What is the difference between a Future Land Use and a zoning district?
13. Where is the Town's inventory of lands appropriate for affordable housing (per Senate bill 102 - Live Local Act)?