2019 Code of Alabama
Title 18 - Eminent Domain.
Chapter 2 - Erection of Dams for Mills, Gins, Factories or Electric Generators.
- Section 18-2-1 - Right of property owner to erect dam.
- Section 18-2-2 - Application to probate court.
- Section 18-2-3 - Contents of application.
- Section 18-2-4 - Notice to owner of land on opposite side of stream abutting proposed dam site.
- Section 18-2-5 - Issuance of writ upon filing of application.
- Section 18-2-6 - Sheriff and jury to appear on date designated for inquest; charge to and duties of jury generally.
- Section 18-2-7 - Jury to assess value, etc., of one acre of land on opposite side of stream abutting proposed dam site where applicant not owner of land on both sides.
- Section 18-2-8 - Inquest of jury to be executed, signed and returned.
- Section 18-2-9 - Summons to landowners to appear and show cause against grant of application.
- Section 18-2-10 - Notice of hearing to show cause against grant of application.
- Section 18-2-11 - Persons permitted to contest application.
- Section 18-2-12 - Denial or grant of application.
- Section 18-2-13 - Time for payment of assessment upon grant of application; effect of failure to make payment.
- Section 18-2-14 - Estate in fee in acre of land to vest upon compliance with certain conditions.
- Section 18-2-15 - Effect of noncompliance with conditions.
- Section 18-2-16 - Proceedings when construction of canal or ditch through adjoining lands necessary.
- Section 18-2-17 - Application to probate court to raise dam.
- Section 18-2-18 - Liability for building or raising dam without authority.
- Section 18-2-19 - Appeal from assessment of damages to circuit court.
- Section 18-2-20 - Deputy may perform duties of sheriff.
- Section 18-2-21 - Provisions as to rate of toll, etc., applicable to gristmills established pursuant to chapter.
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