Easement Reconveyance

This process is used to convey public utility easements (electric, water, sanitary sewer, or other utility easement) to the underlying property owner.

Prerequisites
  • Easement granted to the City of High Point.
Approvals or Permits Issued
  • Approval of an easement reconveyance by Technical Review Committee (TRC).
Process
  1. The applicant submits an application, supplemental documents and fees.
  2. Projects are assigned a Case Manager to act as the point of contact and assist with managing the project through the process.
  3. Plans are reviewed by an interdepartmental team with expertise in planning, transportation, utilities, stormwater, land-disturbance and other environmental areas. This review is in accordance with adopted Regulations and Policies.
  4. Comments are returned to the applicant.
  5. The applicant addresses any unresolved issues and re-submits for review.
Submittal Requirements
  1. Completed Easement Reconveyance Application (PDF) submitted to the Development Services Center or online through Accela Citizen Access (ACA).
  2. Request review fees
Additional Information
  • A written legal description of area for reconveyance is required when the reviewing departments have confirmed that the easement is no longer needed.
  • Quitclaim deed is prepared by legal staff for recordation in the applicable county Register of Deeds.
Fees
  • Application fee is due at time of submittal
  • See the Development Fee Schedule (PDF) for specific fees
  • Payment types accepted: Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa and Check or Money Order payable to the City of High Point
  • Online (ACA) payment types accepted: Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa and E-check