Section 1 Declarant hereby transfers and conveys to the Association for the common use and enjoyment of the Association and the Owners all easements created hereby for the purpose of landscaping, utilities, and access, reserving, however, to Declarant for the benefit of Declarant, its successors and assigns, an equal right to utilize all easements. The Declarant's and Association's right to use such easements are subject to the right of the public to use rights-of-way which have been dedicated as public roads and are open to public access, including emergency vehicle access.
Section 2. Easements for Drainage and Utility Purposes. Easements for installation and maintenance of utilities and drainage facilities are herby reserved over the front ten (10) feet of each lot subject to this Declaration, and over a five (5) foot wide strip along each side of interior lot lines, and over the rear five (5) feet of each lot, as well as on other portions of certain lots which have been made of record on the face of the final plat map or by recording of a separate instrument Within these easements, no structure, planting or other materials shall be placed or permitted to remain which may damage or interfere with the installation or maintenance of utilities, or which may change the direction of flow of drainage channels in the easements, or which may obstruct or retard the flow of water through drainage channels in the easements.. The easement area of each lot and all improvements in and/or on it shall be maintained continuously by the owner of the lot, except for those improvements for which a public authority or utilities company, or the Association, is responsible.