If the private utility lines intended for connection to the town’s utility system are to be constructed and laid in and along any public highway or the right-of-way thereof, or in and across lands now owned and possessed by the dedicators, the dedicators, without cost or expense to the town, shall procure the necessary and proper written easement or right-of-way contracts or deeds from the proper officials and agencies having control of public highways and from the owners of lands, granting the right and authority to construct, lay, maintain, inspect and repair utility lines, with appropriate rights of ingress and egress over private lands, when necessary. The town will join in the execution of contracts and deeds, when required, subject to approval of the legal instruments by the Town Attorney.
(1988 Code, § 22-218)