Easement Areas

Drainage and utility easements are located on most parcels throughout the City of Monticello. They're legal land agreements between a landowner and the City of Monticello. Easements are typically dedicated to the city during the platting process before any homes are constructed.


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Encroachment on Easements

If property owners install permanent infrastructure in a Drainage and Utility Easement without signing an Encroachment Agreement, they assume full liability for repair or replacement should the city remove or damage the permanent infrastructure.