FAQ Topic: Streets & Alleys

What are Rights-of-Way?

Rights-of-way are areas that contain and run along public streets where underground utilities, roadways, sidewalks and private utility facilities are located. Rights-of-way typically include the street and sidewalk areas plus varying amounts of property on the outside of these two areas. Refer to your property surveys for locations and dimensions. For additional information, contact Public … Continued

Who do I call to report that a street light is out?

Please call the Public Works Department at (937) 298-0777 to report the outage.   A pole # is helpful to identify the location, but if you are unable to locate this, please provide an address and nearest cross street.  Most street lights in Oakwood are repaired by Miami Valley Lighting.

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