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§ 42-101. Definitions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 11. Cities and Towns (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Municipal Code (Refs & Annos)
Buildings, Zoning and Planning
Article XLII. Vacating Plats and Public Ways (Refs & Annos)
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 42-101
§ 42-101. Definitions
In Sections 42-101 through 42-115 of this title, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively provided for them in this section, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. “Close” means a legislative act of the governing body of a municipality discontinuing the public use of a public way or easement without affecting title to real property;
2. “Vacate” means the termination, by written instrument, as provided in Section 42-106 of this title, or judicial act of the district court, of private and/or public rights in a public way, easement or plat and vesting title in real estate in private ownership;
3. “Public way” means a street, avenue, boulevard, alley, lane or thoroughfare open for public use; and
4. “Easement” means rights in real property as set forth in Section 49 of Title 60 of the Oklahoma Statutes.


Laws 1977, c. 256, § 42-101, eff. July 1, 1978.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 42-101, OK ST T. 11 § 42-101
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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