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Typically, it is the homeowner's responsibility
Generally, it is the homeowner association's or private property owner's responsibility to maintain drainage ditches unless specifically designated as a public or municipal drainage easement
The owner of the road maintains pipes/culverts underneath roadways. PennDOT maintains State roads and the Township maintains Township roads. Note: Developer's maintain roads that have not yet been accepted by the Township
Typically the adjacent homeowner would be responsible. In some cases the Township may conduct maintenance if public safety is a concern or the problem prevents the public drainage system to function properly.
The owner of the road maintains the catch basin. PennDOT maintains State roads and the Township maintains Township roads.
The Township maintains the operational aspect assuring that they function properly. The Township does not provide landscaping or beautification activities. Commercial facilities are privately maintained.
Generally, Public Works but in certain cases Engineering