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§ 1237. Powers of commissioners relative to petition for improvement--Revision of assessments

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 19. Counties and County Officers

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 19. Counties and County Officers
Chapter 30. Road Improvements
19 Okl.St.Ann. § 1237
§ 1237. Powers of commissioners relative to petition for improvement--Revision of assessments
Whenever the petition provided for by Section 1236 of this title is presented, or when the board of county commissioners of any county has determined to pave or otherwise improve any road, street, avenue, lane, alley, or other public place, and has passed the required resolution, the board shall then have the power to establish all rules and regulations as may be necessary to require the record title holders of all property subject to assessment to pay the cost of such improvement, to cause to be put in and constructed all drainage in and underneath the streets, avenues, lanes, and alleys, and other public places where such improvements are made, and all cost and expense for making such connections not paid for by the record title holder of property may be contracted for by said county and shall be taxed as a direct charge against such property and shall be included in and made a part of the assessment to cover the cost of such improvement.
Any assessment made pursuant to this section shall be subject to an annual revision by the county commissioners. Such revision shall be made to equitably distribute the benefits and costs of such improvements. The commissioners shall not raise the revision above the amount of the original assessment.


Laws 1978, c. 208, § 9, eff. Jan. 1, 1979; Laws 1984, c. 43, § 5, emerg. eff. March 27, 1984; Laws 1985, c. 162, § 1, emerg. eff. June 13, 1985.
19 Okl. St. Ann. § 1237, OK ST T. 19 § 1237
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 378 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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