Where alleys are not included in the plat, easements of not less than five (5) feet shall be provided on each side of rear or side lot lines, or where necessary for the proper location or relocation of public utilities. If necessary for the extension of water or sewer lines, or similar utilities, or for surface drainage, easements of greater width may be required along lot lines or across lot lines. Easements shall connect with any established easements in adjoining property. Easements for sewer, water and gas lines shall be approved by the engineer.
Source: Code 1962, § 11-24-6(I); Ord. No. 3058, § 1(35), 3-1-82