Code of Alabama - Title 11: Counties and Municipal Corporations - Section 11-40-70 - Right-of-way acquisition

Section 11-40-70 - Right-of-way acquisition.

The owner of any tract or body of land, located within the planning jurisdiction of any Class 2 municipality, no part of which tract or body of land is adjacent or contiguous to any public road or highway, shall have and may acquire pursuant to Article 1 of Chapter 3, Title 18, a convenient right-of-way, not exceeding in width 50 feet, over the lands intervening and lying between the tract or body of land and the public road nearest or most convenient thereto provided written approval is obtained from the municipal government and the planning board of the municipality, when a right-of-way exceeding 30 feet is needed to comply with local ordinances or conditions of the municipality.

(Act 2000-785, p. 1845, §1.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021