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Douglas County reduces private road restrictions

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WATERVILLE — Douglas County commissioners on Tuesday reduced standards for private roads.

“The only thing we’re going to regulate on private roads is how to get access to a county road from the private road,” said Commissioner Dale Snyder. “And if the fire marshal OKs it for emergency access, you’re good to go,” he added.

The changes mean approval is no longer required by a county engineer, and don’t need to be designed to county road standards.

The changes don’t…

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