Before proceeding with any project, it is essential to determine whether the municipality requires site plan review and approval. More importantly, because the procedure for appealing a site plan denial can be confusing, it is prudent to retain legal counsel well versed in these types of cases.
Some landowners have private roadways or footpaths existing on their property (the servient estate) that serve as easements or rights of ways for use by other individuals (easement holders). Often these passageways have existed for many years. They can range from simple, meandering dirt foot paths or driveways to paved or gravel roads.
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