Utility and Drainage Easements
The County will consider occupation of side and rear utility and drainage easements for encroachments resulting from new construction or new additions to existing improvements on an individual basis. Occupations may be granted for fencing, walkways, and air conditioner pads. Occupations will not be granted for portions of buildings, block walls, or roof overhangs.
Canal Maintenance Easements
Depending upon the depth of the existing easement specific construction proposed, applications for occupation of portions of canal maintenance easements may be granted. In general, permitted construction includes walkways, other fences, boat docks and davits, but not enclosed buildings. Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
Utility and Drainage Easements and Canal Maintenance Easements
The County will consider approving the occupation of side utility and drainage easements and canal maintenance easements for existing encroachments. Each application will be reviewed on an individual basis. Occupations will not be granted for portions of buildings, block walls, or roof overhangs.