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§ 39-103. Creation of improvement districts--Purpose--Contents

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 11. Cities and Towns (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Municipal Code (Refs & Annos)
Municipal Departments and Services
Article XXXIX. Improvement Districts (Refs & Annos)
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 39-103
§ 39-103. Creation of improvement districts--Purpose--Contents
The governing body of any city may create one or more districts for the purpose of making or causing to be made any improvement or combination of improvements that confer special benefit upon property within the district. Such improvement or combination of improvements may include the following, without limitation because of enumeration:
1. Acquisition of property or interest in property when necessary for any of the purposes authorized by the Improvement District Act;
2. Opening, creating, widening and extending or altering of streets to improve paving, and surfacing, constructing and reconstructing gutters, curbs, sidewalks, crosswalks, driveway entrances and structures, drainage facilities, and service connections from sewers, water, gas, electricity and other utility mains, conduits or pipes;
3. Constructing or improving main and lateral storm water drains and sanitary sewer systems and facilities;
4. Installation or improvement of street lights and street lighting systems;
5. Construction or improvement of water mains and waterworks systems;
6. Improvement of parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities;
7. Improvement of any street, parking or other facility by landscaping, or planting of trees, shrubs and other plants;
8. Constructing or improving dikes, levees and other flood control works, gates, lift stations, bridges and streets appurtenant thereto;
9. Constructing or improving vehicle and pedestrian bridges, overpasses and tunnels;
10. Constructing or improving retaining walls and area walls on public ways or land abutting thereon;
11. Constructing or improving property for off-street parking facilities, including construction and equipment of buildings thereon;
12. Constructing or improving pedestrian malls; or
13. Constructing or improving offsite facilities or infrastructure serving all or a portion of land within a district; notwithstanding that, such facilities or infrastructure may also serve areas outside a district, but subject to cost apportionment requirements of subsection A of Section 39-110 of this title.


Laws 1978, c. 233, § 3, emerg. eff. April 25, 1978; Laws 2007, c. 362, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 39-103, OK ST T. 11 § 39-103
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through October 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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