What is meant by Township Right-of-Way?

The Township Right-of-Way (ROW) is land that is owned by the township, that in most cases involves the first 10 feet of land measured from the street or curb to your property line. In older developments, this distance may be less and some areas may have none at all. The ROW is considered an overlay area that is maintained by you the property owner. It is suggested that if you plan to do any landscaping or planting in this area you keep in mind that the township may at some time have to disturb this area for maintenance of utility lines or other public services.

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1. When are Building Permits required?
2. What are the restrictions for sheds?
3. Where can a fence be located on your property?
4. What are the height restrictions for a fence?
5. What are the requirements for an Above Ground Pool?
6. Do I need a permit for an Inflatable Pool?
7. What is required for In Ground Pools?
8. What are the requirements for a Basement conversion to living space?
9. Who can I contact with questions regarding building inspections?
10. Who do I contact regarding permits?
11. Who do I contact regarding zoning questions?
12. How close can a driveway be to the property line?
13. How close to the property line can I plant trees and shrubs?
14. Am I responsible for my neighbor's tree branches that encroach onto my property?
15. What is meant by Township Right-of-Way?
16. What can I do regarding Grading/Water run-off problems on my property?