Revisor Home

previous nextEffective 28 Aug 1939

Title VII CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES

  Chapter 71back to chapter 71

  71.560.  Use of streets for railway purposes — petition of property owners. — The municipal assembly, city council or board of trustees of any incorporated city in this state shall have no power to grant the use of, or the right to lay down any tracks in any street of the city, to any railroad company, or to any steam, dummy, electric, cable, horse or other street car company, whether the same shall be incorporated under any general or special law of the state, now or hereafter in force, except upon the petition of the owners of the land representing more than one-half of the frontage of the street or so much thereof as is sought to be used for railroad or street car purposes; and when the street or part thereof as is sought to be used shall be more than one mile in extent, no petition of landowners shall be valid unless the same shall be signed by the owners of the land representing more than one-half of the frontage of each mile, and of the fraction of a mile, if any, in excess of the whole mile, measuring from the initial point named in such petition, of such street or part thereof sought to be used for such purpose; provided, that this section shall not be construed to prevent granting authority to a railroad company to lay a spur track or side track to any manufacturing establishment or wholesale house, when desired by the parties owning such manufacturing establishment or wholesale house; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall be construed so as to prohibit the municipal assembly, city council or board of trustees of any such city from granting a renewal of any franchise now in force, to the extent of the present mileage granted for such franchise.

­­--------

(RSMo 1939 § 7311)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7160; 1919 § 8609; 1909 § 9497


< end of effective 28 Aug 1939 >

use this link to bookmark section 71.560


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Links
Oversight Library MO WebMasters
Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Contact
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House
 © Missouri Legislature, all rights reserved.   Site errors / suggestions - webmaster@LR.mo.gov 

Marie Elizabeth Oliver
Our flag's story

google bing

 6