The Board is getting some pushback from a couple of owners that disagree with our right in maintaining the roads within Manor Lands where it resides adjacent or in some cases within their property. To help everyone understand how we are approaching it, I would encourage everyone to read our regulations, which are found on our website.
It states under Rules and Regulations K. ROAD REGULATION Rule 1 GENERAL: The managed roads within Manor Lands belong to the paid members of Manor Lands and do not belong to any individual or group. All roads, except Wilderness Road, have a platted right-of-way of at least 30 feet and are maintained, where possible, to a width of 20 feet with a five foot utility easement on each side of the road. Wilderness Road has a right of-way of at least 50 feet and shall be maintained, where possible, to a width of 30 feet with a ten foot utility easement on each side of the road.
Under our Restrictive Covenants, it states XII. EASEMENTS All present easements for roads and utilities are hereby grandfathered. All future changes or new shall be as follows; All subdivision plats provide for a thirty (30) foot right-of-way for roads. Roads shall be twenty (20) feet with five (5) feet of easement on either side for utility placement. Easement across owners property for any utility must be by recorded written document in Summit County.
Please keep in mind that we are attempting to improve our roads where we see runoff erodes the road, blind corners exist, the width of the road needs to be improved to allow individuals to pass each other, etc. Additionally, it’s been observed that some fences have been placed adjacent to the road on the easement. We will be coordinating with owners where this is the case to have the fence moved off the easement. Thank you – please direct any questions to the Board of Directors