GRANT OF WATER AND SEWER EASEMENT

January 8, 2024

No Exceptions:
Return Recorded Document to:
Sergio Carrera Mendoza
Director of Building & Planning
Town of St. John
10955 W. 93rd Ave.
St. John, IN 46373
smendoza@stjohnin.com
(219) 365-5301

STATE OF INDIANA
LAKE COUNTY
TOWN OF ST. JOHN

GRANT OF WATER AND SEWER EASEMENT

THIS INDENTURE is made on [ENTER DATE], by and between [ENTER NAME]
(“Grantor”), of address 10040 Cline AVE, Crown point Indiana; and THE TOWN OF ST.
JOHN (“Grantee”), 10955 W. 93rd Ave. St. John, IN 46373.
WITNESSETH, that, for and in consideration of the sum of [ENTER
AMOUNT], and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which
is hereby acknowledged, and the benefits to be conferred on Grantor’s property, Grantor,
and for and on behalf of his, her, its or their heirs, administrators, executors, successors
and assigns and for and on behalf of anyone claiming by, through or under Grantor, hereby
grants unto the Grantee and his, her, its or their heirs, administrators, executors, successors
and assigns, a non-exclusive, perpetual easement in, on, over, upon, across, under and
through the unincorporated lot at 10040 Cline AVE, Crown point Indiana bordering St John (the
”Easement Area”):
i. The rights, benefits, privileges, and easements granted herein are for the purpose of the
use, replacement, reconstruction, maintenance and repair, and the non-exclusive use and
enjoyment of, an underground water line and all appurtenant facilities to transport water
together with the right to perform such excavation, grading, and general earth disturbing
activities necessary or incidental thereto, and together with all rights, members and
appurtenances to said easement and right of way in any way appertaining or belonging.
ii. The rights, benefits, privileges, and easements granted herein are also for the purpose of
the use, replacement, reconstruction, maintenance and repair, and the non-exclusive use
and enjoyment of, an underground sanitary sewer line and all appurtenant facilities to
transport liquid and solid waste together with the right to perform such excavation,
grading, and general earth disturbing activities necessary or incidental thereto, and

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together with all rights, members and appurtenances to said easement and right of way in
any way appertaining or belonging.
The easements granted herein shall include all rights, benefits, privileges, and easements
necessary or convenient for the full enjoyment and use of the Easement Area for the purposes
described herein and shall include the necessary easements and rights for ingress and egress over
the Easement Area and the right to cut away and keep clear, remove and dispose of all trees and
to remove and dispose of all obstructions now on the Easement Area by the Grantor or any
person, which removal is necessary for the Grantee’s use of the Easement Area; provided,
however, that the Grantee shall restore the surface area and all permitted landscaping, paving and
other permitted improvements to the same condition as existed before such disturbance of the
surface area; and, further provided that, if the affected area within the Easement Area is natural
and has not been improved with landscaping, such areas shall be smoothed to commercial lawn
grade and seeded with grass following such disturbances.
Except for the rights, privileges, benefits and easements granted herein, Grantor reserves
unto itself all rights of ownership and use to the easement area not inconsistent herewith;
provided that such uses shall not interfere with the proper operation, maintenance and repair to
the sewer line and facilities.
The easement granted herein shall run with and bind the land, benefiting the Grantee’s
property, and burdening the Grantor’s property of which the Easement Area is a part.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD said easement unto Grantee and its successors and assigns
so long as the property described herein is used for the purpose designated above.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Grantor has signed, sealed and delivered this instrument
day and year first set forth above.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:

GRANTOR NAME

By: (Seal)
Witness

Its:
Notary Public
Commission Expiration Date

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