Who is responsible for maintaining the parkway?

Landowners are required to maintain the parkway, including sidewalks and landscaping, located adjacent to their property. The parkway is the portion of the public right-of-way between the curb or edge of street pavement and the property boundary of the adjacent private property. The parkway often includes:

  • Landscaped areas
  • Paths
  • Sidewalks
  • Street trees
  • Other public infrastructures such as water and sewer lines and utility lines, such as electric, telephone, and cable

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1. What is public right-of-way and why do we need it?
2. What is the parkway?
3. Who is responsible for maintaining the parkway?
4. What is an easement and why is it necessary?
5. What do I need to do to build a carport in front of my house?
6. Where can I build a fence and what other requirements apply?
7. How close to my property line can I build a shed or other accessory building?
8. Can I run a business out of my home?
9. Where do I find information on setbacks for my property?
10. What if there is no way for me to meet the setback requirements for my property?
11. When do I need to apply for a building permit?
12. When is a plat required?
13. When is a site plan required?
14. What are the rules for holding a garage sale?
15. When is an Itinerant Business Permit required?