Public roads are the streets and avenues maintained by the city of Prescott. These are the roads you usually travel on within your neighborhoods or when you are traveling around the city. They can range from residential streets to major city thoroughfares. Unlike private roads, municipal public roads are accessible to everyone. These roadways are typically the responsibility of Street Maintenance and/or Public Works Department.
Unsure of who is responsible for your road’s upkeep? Use the tool below to figure out who is responsible for that road’s upkeep.
Private roads are roads owned and maintained by a private individual or company rather than by the city. Additionally, homeowner’s associations within subdivisions, housing co-ops, and other groups of homeowners could also be responsible for maintaining private roads.
Who is Responsible for Private Road Maintenance?
Neighbors who share a private road share in the cost of its maintenance and repair. It is individual property owners responsibility to make their roads passable for both private vehicles and for school buses and emergency vehicles.
Sidewalks are the property owners responsibility from the back of the curb to property line. Driveways are the property owners responsibility to street edge.