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  88.801.  General sewer system (cities, 10,000 to 30,000). — All cities in this state having a special charter and containing over ten thousand inhabitants and having less than thirty thousand inhabitants and having special charters shall have power to cause a general sewer system to be established, which shall be composed of four classes of sewers, to wit: Public, district, joint district, and private sewers.  Public sewers shall be established, along the principal courses of drainage, at such time, to such extent, of such dimensions, and under such regulations as may be provided by ordinance.  These may be extensions or branches of sewers already constructed or entirely new throughout, as may be deemed expedient.  The city may levy a tax on all property made taxable for state purposes over the whole city to pay for the constructing, reconstructing and repairing of such work, which tax shall be called "special public sewer tax" and shall be of such amount as may be required for the sewer provided by ordinance to be built; and the fund arising from said tax shall be appropriated solely to the constructing, reconstructing and repairing of said sewer.


(RSMo 1939 § 7472)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7319; 1919 § 8734; 1909 § 9613

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