6131.05 Petition amendments.

The petition referred to in section 6131.04 of the Revised Code may be amended upon the written application of any benefiting owner filed with the clerk of the board of county commissioners and upon the allowance of the application by the board of county commissioners, by an order entered on its journal.

The petition may be amended while the proceedings are pending on appeal in the court of common pleas, pursuant to the rules and laws relating to civil procedure. If the petitioner is the county, the application for amendment shall be filed with the clerk of the court of common pleas and shall be heard pursuant to the rules and laws relating to civil procedure. Any written application for amendment of the petition shall include the information required for the petition in section 6131.04 of the Revised Code, including names and addresses of the additional owners that the petitioner seeking amendment or the county engineer claims will be benefited or damaged by the proposed improvement. Any application, remonstrance, statement, report, or schedule filed in any improvement proceedings may be amended as a petition may be amended, as provided in this section.

Effective Date: 04-09-1981