What is the width of the road right-of-way?

The width of the county road right-of-way can vary a great deal. However, the general rule of thumb is that the road right-of-way is 66 feet wide, approximately 33 feet on both sides of the center of the road. There are instances where the road centerline does not match the center of the road right-of-way. It is advisable to utilize Kalamazoo County's Geographic Information System (GIS) site to determine the actual width and location of the road right-of-way.

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1. What is the width of the road right-of-way?
2. What happens if my mailbox is damaged by a snowplow?
3. Who is responsible for the removal of dead/dying trees in the right-of-way?
4. Am I allowed to plant trees along the road?
5. Does RCKC remove dead animals from the road or side of the road?
6. Why am I assessed for the Road Maintenance Assessment if I live on a private road?