517.01 Acquisition or appropriation of land.

The board of township trustees may accept a conveyance of, or purchase, and enclose, improve, and protect lands in one or more places within the township as it deems necessary and proper for cemetery purposes. If suitable lands cannot be procured by contract on reasonable terms, such board may appropriate lands therefor, not to exceed ten acres, by proceedings in accordance with sections 163.01 to 163.22, inclusive, of the Revised Code.

No lands shall be so appropriated within one hundred yards of a dwelling house, or other building.

Effective Date: 01-01-1966 .