2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 13a-7. Layout, alteration, grading, discontinuance in cities and boroughs.

      Sec. 13a-7. Layout, alteration, grading, discontinuance in cities and boroughs. In cities and boroughs whose charters do not authorize them to lay out, alter, grade and discontinue highways within their limits, the common council of cities and the warden and burgesses of boroughs may exercise such power in the same manner as selectmen of towns.

      (1949 Rev., S. 2140; 1958 Rev., S. 13-24; 1963, P.A. 226, S. 7 (c).)

      History: 1963 act replaced previous provisions: See title history.

      Grant in charter to common council of power over highways, not a repeal of powers of court. 25 C. 46. Notice to "owner" of mortgaged land means notice to mortgagor. 45 C. 303. Cited. 150 C. 374. Under former statute (13-25): Selectmen deriving authority from this section to approve a road plan not a body "exercising the powers of ... (a planning) commission" under section 8-26a. 153 C. 194.

      Cited. 6 CS 5.

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