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Town of Woodbury : An Ordinance Amending Title 16, -- Section 109 of the Woodbury Municipal Code

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Reviewed Date: June 15, 2017

Original Author: 
Darden, Don
Date Created: 
May 10, 2002


Subjects:
Municipal ordinances
Public works
Sidewalks
Streets
Streets--Maintenance

Town of Woodbury : An Ordinance Amending Title 16, -- Section 109 of the Woodbury Municipal Code

Summary: 
MTAS was asked to write an ordinance that allows the city to construct and maintain sidewalks.

Knowledgebase-Town of Woodbury : An Ordinance Amending Title 16, -- Section 109 of the Woodbury Municipal Code

TOWN OF WOODBURY

Ordinance No._____


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 16, SECTION 109 OF THE WOODBURY MUNICIPAL CODE

WHEREAS, Section 4 of the Town’s Charter authorizes the town to regulate the establishment, construction, and maintenance of sidewalks and to require adjoining property owners to construct and maintain sidewalks and to pay for such construction and maintenance; and

WHEREAS, Title 16, Section 109 of the Woodbury Municipal Code requires abutting occupants to maintain sidewalks; and

WHEREAS, it is generally recognized today that sidewalks are legally a part of city streets, and in most cities, the construction and maintenance of streets is a city responsibility, including sidewalks; and

WHEREAS, it is also easier for the town to maintain uniformity in appearance and construction and maintenance standards, if the town constructs and maintains sidewalks; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the Town of Woodbury, Tennessee:

Section 1. The Town of Woodbury Municipal Code is hereby amended by deleting Section 16-109 in its entirety.

Section 2. This ordinance shall become effective upon final passage, the public welfare requiring it.

Passed this: First Reading:____________________________________
Second Reading:__________________________________


_________________________________
Mayor

Attest:____________________________
Recorder


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