Because you asked...What's the Right of Way?
Last updated 7/14/2021 at 12:15pm
Recently residents contacted this paper about Fountain city officials removing a structure they had built on what they believed to be their property. City officials said the structure was built in a waterway running between their property and the road, which was classified as a public way (or city right of way).
The residents wondered if any city ordinance forbids building things in a public way, why that policy wasn't applied to neighbors with mailboxes in the public way, and why the city removed a concrete foundation they had installed for the structure. They were also confused as to...