2015 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 27 - HIGHWAYS
Section 27:17-5 - Commissioners supersede freeholders in certain matters
27:17-5. Commissioners supersede freeholders in certain matters
All the duties which, by the act entitled "An act to authorize the board of chosen freeholders of any of the several counties of this state to lay out, open, construct, improve and maintain a public road therein," approved April seventh, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight (L.1888, c. 274, p. 397), or any supplement thereto, devolve on the board of chosen freeholders, touching the maintenance, lighting, repair, or control of such road, shall thereafter devolve exclusively upon the boulevard commissioners when elected, and all permits to open the road, disturb the surface thereof, or to lay sewers, drains, water, gas, or other pipes therein, shall be granted and all ordinances for the regulation and use of the road shall be passed by the commissioners, and not by the board of chosen freeholders.
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