715.41 Drainage in municipal corporations.

Any municipal corporation may drain by artificial means, at the expense of the municipal corporation, any lot or land within such municipal corporation on which water at any time accumulates and becomes stagnant, in a way prejudicial to the public health, convenience, or welfare by reason of not having a natural drainage outlet, or which cannot be drained by natural channels. In case such drainage is beneficial to the owner of any lot or land so drained, such owner shall bear that part of the expense of the drainage in proportion to the benefits which result from the improvement, in accordance with the provision for assessment as provided by section 727.01 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .