Agenda Item 4
April 9, 2010
Bill 17-10, Public Utility Easement - Urban Roads
Bill 17-10, Public Utility Easement - Urban Roads, sponsored by Councilmember Eirich,
is scheduled to be introduced on April 13, 2010. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for
June 15,2010 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 17-10 would require the Department of Transportation to allow public utilities to be
located in the right-of-way of an urban road. Public utilities were allowed in the right-of-way of in
Central Business District areas.
SRA 10-01 is being introduced as a companion to Bill 17-10. SRA 10-01 would allow
appropriate building setbacks along urban roads by prohibiting public utility easements. The
Planning Board would have the authority to allow a public utility easement along an urban road if it
finds that the resulting building setbacks are appropriate.
This packet contains
Legislative Request Report
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