§ 47-119. Use of certain private roadways--Dedication, repair and maintenance of roadways--Buil...
Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 11. Cities and Towns
11 Okl.St.Ann. § 47-119
§ 47-119. Use of certain private roadways--Dedication, repair and maintenance of roadways--Building permits
A. A municipality situated in three or more counties which contains large areas of rural land not served by water and sewer facilities by the municipality shall recognize and permit the use of private roadways in either platted or unplatted areas consisting of ten (10) acres or less and shall issue building permits to owners of property abutting upon the private roadways without complying with standards as provided for dedicated streets under the following conditions:
7. If the property is platted, there shall be emblematized on the face of the plat, clearly conspicuous, a notice that the streets and drives have not been dedicated to the public, and that the streets shall be maintained by the private property owners within the subdivision, but that the streets shall always be open to police, fire, and other official vehicles of all state, federal, county, and municipal agencies;
At any time after the municipality recognizes and permits the use of such private roadway, a petition of at least sixty percent (60%) of the owners, in area, to improve and dedicate the street shall bind all of the owners thereby, to permanently improve the street or roadway in compliance with the requirements of the municipality. All other ordinances and planning commission regulations pursuant to the provisions of this article relating to subdivisions not in conflict herewith shall be applicable in such cases.
Laws 1977, c. 256, § 47-119, eff. July 1, 1978; Laws 1983, c. 312, § 1, emerg. eff. June 27, 1983; Laws 2007, c. 193, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.
11 Okl. St. Ann. § 47-119, OK ST T. 11 § 47-119
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023) and the First Extraordinary Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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