5555.26 Each county may choose different method of apportionment.

When a petition asking for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, or repair of a road in two or more counties, or along the county line between two or more counties in this state, is filed with the board of county commissioners of any one of said counties, the petitioners are not limited to the statement of a single method of paying the compensation, damages, and expenses of the improvement, but may request in the petition that the share of each interested county be apportioned by a different method, subject to the limitation that as to each county the method requested must be one of the methods provided by section 5555.41 of the Revised Code.

A joint board acting by unanimous vote and without the filing of any petition, and ordering the improvement of a road in two or more counties, or along the county line between two or more counties in this state, may order the proportionate part of the compensation, damages, and expenses of each county to be paid in a different method, subject to the limitation that as to each county the method selected must be one of the methods provided by sections 5555.41 to 5555.43 , inclusive, of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 5555.26

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953