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  248.170.  Trustees may accept sewers or drains constructed by private persons. — The board of trustees created by this chapter, or the authorities of the city, town or village, or the county commission, shall have the power to accept from private persons or corporations any sewers or drains constructed by them before or after the organization of the sanitary district, and to allow an equitable credit for such sewers or drains; or to acquire the same by process of law if needed; provided, that the sewers or drains accepted, in plans, materials and construction, conform to the plans adopted and approved by the board for similar work done by said board; and provided, in the case of acceptance, that the amount allowed shall not exceed the amount assessable as a special tax against the property drained thereby, under section 248.160.  The title to or ownership of such sewers or drains shall be considered as attaching to all lands actually drained thereby in proportion to the areas of such lands, and the credit shall be allowed to the owners of record.


(RSMo 1939 § 12488)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 10898; 1919 § 4593; 1909 § 5699

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