The installation of utilities, such as lines for power and cable television, often requires companies to approach landowners about obtaining easements to their land. A utility easement gives a utility the right to use and access a specific area of a property without owning the parcel.
As with any contract, though, there are legal factors to consider, and landowners are encouraged to consult an attorney before agreeing to a utility easement.
Utility Easement Checklist
Outlined here are things to look for in an easement document and discuss with your lawyer.