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Right-of-Way (ROW) is the city-owned strip of land from the edge of the street back a specified distance. Its purpose is to allow the city to build and maintain the street, curb, gutter and storm sewers. This land is the responsibility of the landowner but the city has the right to determine what takes place there. Property records may need to be reviewed to determine the exact dimension since the depth of a ROW varies from location to location.
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If you see a tree in the City's right-of-way that is dead, please contact the Street Department at 615-893-4380.
If you live in the unincorporated portions of Rutherford County please call the Rutherford County Highway Department at 615-898-7856. If you live within the limits of Smyrna, please call the Town of Smyrna Public Works Department at 615-459-9766. If you live within the limits of LaVergne please call the LaVergne Public Works Department at 615-793-9891. If you live within the limits of Eagleville please call Eagleville City Hall at 615-274-2922.
An easement is a legal right to use property owned by another party for a special purpose (i.e. a drainage easement). The easement holder (The City) has the right to access and inspect the property contained within the easement and to place certain restrictions on how the property can be changed, maintained or used. The easement holder is not responsible for the beautification of an easement but merely the functionality.
Residential street lights in the City limits are the responsibility of the Murfreesboro Electric Department. Please call 615-893-5514 to report an outage.
The Engineering Department is responsible for all road projects and road closings. Please call 615-893-6441 for further information.
Any issues with traffic lights or street signs should be directed to the Traffic Department at 615-893-6441.