723.22 Municipal corporation may contract for sprinkling.

Upon failure of any interurban or street railway company after sixty days' notice to the person having charge or management of such company in such municipal corporation to comply with the resolution referred to by section 723.21 of the Revised Code, a municipal corporation may sprinkle or contract therefor through its proper officials in accordance with the laws relating to contracts, and the cost thereof shall be charged against such company and shall be a lien upon all the real estate and leasehold interest of the company within the county in which such municipal corporation is situated. Such charge and cost together with a forfeiture of twenty-five dollars for each day of failure on the part of such company to sprinkle as required, may be collected in any court of competent jurisdiction, or the lien may be enforced in the manner provided by law.

All charges, costs, and forfeitures collected under this section shall be paid into the general fund of the municipal corporation, to be disposed of as the legislative authority thereof directs.

Cite as R.C. § 723.22

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953