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Vacation Of Roadway By Municipality Or County

Concerning authorization for a municipality or county to charge fair market value for vacation of all or a portion of a public roadway.
2020 Regular Session
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Under current law, when a municipality or a county vacates all or a portion of a roadway, title to the vacated land within the roadway automatically vests, without the payment of compensation to the county or municipality for the fair market value of the vacated land and with limited exceptions, in the owners of abutting land. The bill authorizes a county or municipality to condition vacation of all or a portion of a roadway upon payment to the county or municipality of fair market value for the land included within the roadway or portion of a roadway by any person in whom title to the land being vacated will vest upon vacation.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. R. Rodriguez



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details