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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ) EXCLUSIVE STORM
) WATER DRAINAGE
) EASEMENTS
COUNTY OF ) CITY OF CHARLESTON
This Agreement is made and entered into this _____ day of _____________20__, by and between the City of
Charleston, a Municipal Corporation organized and existing pursuant to the laws of the State of South Carolina
(herein the “City”), and _____________________________________________________ (herein the “Owner”).
WHEREAS, THE CITY OF CHARLESTON, is desirous of maintaining storm water drainage ditches and
appurtenances (“Storm Water System”) across a ______________ property identified by and designated as
____________________County tax map number ______________________ and to accomplish this objective,
the City must obtain certain easements from the Owner permitting the maintenance of the Storm Water System
through the referenced ______________ the Owner’s property as hereinafter described; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned Owner of the property is desirous of cooperating with the City and is minded to
grant unto it certain permanent and exclusive storm water drainage easements in and to the property necessary
therefor.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the benefits to be derived by the drainage
improvements to the property, the Owner has granted, bargained, sold, released and conveyed by these present
and does grant, bargain, sell, release and convey unto the City of Charleston all of those certain New City of
Charleston Drainage Easements (or D.E.) as such are identified on the above referenced ______________
property and which are more fully shown on that certain plat entitled;
Prepared and executed by __________________________________________ dated _____________________,
revised on ______________________________, and recorded on ______________________________in Plat
Book _____ at Page ______ in the _______ Office for _________________, South Carolina (herein the “Plat”).
A copy of said plat is attached heretofore as “Exhibit A” and incorporated herein.
SAID EXCLUSIVE STORM WATER DRAINAGE EASEMENTS having such size, shape, location, and butting
and bounding as shown on said Plat, reference to which is hereby made for a more complete description.
The City shall at all times have the right of ingress and egress to the land affected by the said Exclusive and
Permanent Storm Water Drainage Easements for purposes of periodic inspection, maintenance, repair and
replacement of the Storm Water System. These Exclusive and Permanent Storm Water Drainage Easements shall
be commercial in nature and shall run with the land.
The City has no obligation to repair, replace or to compensate the Owner for trees, plants, grass, shrubs or other
elements damaged or destroyed within the confines of these Exclusive and Permanent Storm Water Drainage
Easements during the conduct of its allowable activities as described above.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, all and singular, the said before mentioned unto the said CITY OF CHARLESTON,
its successors and assigns, against Owner and its heirs and assigns, and all persons whomsoever lawfully claiming
or to claim the same or any part thereof.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have set the Hands and Seals the day and year above written.
WITNESSES: CITY OF CHARLESTON
______________________________
Witness #1 By: Laura Cabiness
Its: Public Service Director
______________________________
Witness #2
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA )
) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
COUNTY OF CHARLESTON )
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me (the undersigned notary) by
____________________________________________, the _________________________________________
of the City of Charleston, a Municipal Corporation organized and existing pursuant to the laws of the State of
South Carolina, on _______________.
Signature: ___________________________________________
Print Name of Notary: __________________________________
Notary Public for _____________________________________
My Commission Expires: _______________________________
SEAL OF NOTARY
WITNESSES: OWNER:
Witness #1 Name:
Witness #2
STATE OF __________________________ )
) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
COUNTY OF ________________________ )
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me (the undersigned notary) by
____________________________________________, the __________________________________________
of __________________________, a ________________________, on behalf of the Owner on _____________.
Signature: ____________________________________________
Print Name of Notary: ___________________________________
Notary Public for ______________________________________
My Commission Expires: ________________________________
SEAL OF NOTARY
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