5521.06 Purchase or appropriation of property by board of county commissioners or the legislative authority of a municipal corporation.

Where the board of county commissioners or the legislative authority of a municipal corporation, under authority of sections 5521.02 and 5521.03 of the Revised Code, co-operate with the department of transportation, said board of [or] municipal authority may purchase or appropriate such property as is needed, or pay damages, in the establishment, construction, reconstruction, resurfacing, widening, maintenance, repair, or preservation of state highways, including the bridges, culverts, and viaducts thereon, and the approaches thereto, and may purchase or appropriate the right to make waste dumps, borrow pits, and to relocate, alter, widen, clean out, deepen, straighten, or change the channel of any watercourse necessary for any of the above purposes, and the board of municipal authority shall follow the procedure specified for the director of transportation as set out in section 5501.31 and sections 5519.01 to 5519.04 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-28-1973