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14-532.Same; petition; notice and hearing. Whenever a petition is filed in the office of the city clerk of any such city, setting forth that a certain street or portion of a street, not less than one block, naming and describing it, should be specially illuminated, and that an additional system of lights is necessary for that purpose, and stating that such illumination thereof will be conducive to the public convenience and welfare, and signed by the resident owners of not less than one-half of the feet owned by residents, and fronting or abutting upon the street or portion of street described in the petition, and praying the mayor and council or board of commissioners of such city to specially illuminate such street or portion of street, and to construct, install, equip and maintain an additional system of street lights for that purpose, it shall be the duty of the governing body to forthwith fix a time and place for the hearing of such petition, and to cause the city clerk to give notice thereof in the official city paper at least five days before the date fixed for the hearing, which shall be within twenty days from the date of the filing of such petition. The lots or pieces of land owned by persons not residents of such city shall not be taken into account in determining the sufficiency of any such petition.

History: L. 1915, ch. 141, § 2; May 22; R.S. 1923, § 14-532.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-07-07T07:58:52. Head Rev No: 634174