5523.06 Right to file answer to petition - presentation of other plans - hearing - finding.

Upon the filing of a petition under section 5523.05 of the Revised Code, accompanied by plans, the railroad company or director opposed to the prayer thereof, or directly interested therein, may, within forty days after service of summons, file an answer to such petition and present other plans for the abolition of such crossing. After expiration of such forty days the court shall proceed to a hearing upon the petition and answers that have been filed, which hearing must be advanced upon the docket upon motion of either party. After examination of all plans presented to it and after hearing the evidence, the court shall make a finding as to whether such plans or any of them are reasonable and practicable.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953