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Section 743.40 | Manner of appropriation - restrictions thereon.


Appropriation of lands under section 743.39 of the Revised Code shall be made in accordance with sections 719.01 to 719.21, inclusive, of the Revised Code. As far as the rights of the public therein are concerned, the board of county commissioners as to county and state roads, the board of township trustees as to township roads, and the legislative authority of a municipal corporation as to streets and alleys, in their respective jurisdictions, may grant a municipal corporation the right to lay tubing, pipes, conduits, poles, and wires therein, subject to such regulations and restrictions as they prescribe. The right to appropriate for any such purpose shall not extend to the erection of any tank, station, reservoir, building, or lands therefor, or to more than one continuous pipe, conduit, or tubing, or land therefor, in or through a municipal corporation unless the legislative authority first consents thereto.

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