When we have a (20 foot wide) drainage easement between single family houses, we still have the property line down the middle. Will there be a problem of people putting fence posts through our drain pipes? Should we prohibit fences in the easement? Does this create (20 foot) unkept "alleys" if adjacent land owners each place a fence on their edge of the easement?
What about drainage easements and swales along the back of several lots - are owners allowed to place a fence along the side property line across the swale to their back property line fence (potentially blocking water flow)? What kind of "closure" should be allowed in the swale under the fence, if any? How do you keep pets in and pests out where a swale has to go under a fence?