What is a utility easement? Utility easement gives the utility company or right to use your property for the particular purpose of maintaining the utility lines or installing the utility lines on your property. Usually the utility easements are shown on the plat. Whenever the developer sets up the subdivision and they’re shown running usually across sometimes the rear or even the sides of the property, and allows the utility companies run their lines across your property as well as maintain the property. And we need questions about utility easements will give me a call at (727) 847- 2288.