3706.17 Authority to appropriate land as necessary for projects.

The Ohio air quality development authority may acquire by appropriation pursuant to division (J) of section 3706.04 of the Revised Code any land, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, or other property necessary or proper for the construction or the efficient operation of any air quality project. In any proceedings for appropriation under this section, the procedure to be followed shall be in accordance with Chapter 163. of the Revised Code.

This section does not empower the authority to take or disturb property or facilities belonging to and required for the proper and convenient operation of any public utility or any common carrier engaged in interstate commerce, unless provision is made for the restoration, relocation, or duplication of such property or facilities elsewhere at the sole cost of the authority.

Cite as R.C. § 3706.17

History. Effective Date: 06-01-1970