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178.040 Change in width of county road or right-of-way -- Minimum width of right-of-way -- Acquisition of right-of-way.

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Download pdfLoading PDF...var pdf_url = 'http://law.justia.com/codes/kentucky/2009/178-00/pdf/040.pdf';$(document).ready(function() {var embedwindow = $("#embed_document");if ($.browser.msie){embedwindow.html('');} else {embedwindow.html('');}});178.040 Changeinwidthofcountyroadorright-of-way--Minimumwidthof right-of-way -- Acquisition of right-of-way. (1)Inordertochangethewidthofacountyroad,thefiscalcourt,anurban-county government,oraconsolidatedlocalgovernmentshallmakeaspecialorderfora differentwidth.Theordershallberecordedintheofficeofthecountyclerk.In order to change the width of the right-of-way of a portion of a county through road systemthefiscalcourtofacountycontainingacityofthefirstclassora consolidated local government may make a special order for a different width. The order shall be recorded in the office of the county road engineer. (2)Allcountyroadsandallpublicroadsthatarebeingadoptedintoacountyroad systemafterJuly13,2004,shalloccupyaminimumright-of-waywidthofthirty (30) feet, fifteen (15) feet in each direction as measured from the centerline of the road, unless the fiscal court finds that a thirty (30) foot minimum cannot be met due to the topography of the road or other extraordinary circumstances. All county roads andallpublicroadsthatwereinexistencepriortoJuly13,2004,shallnotbe requiredtooccupyaminimumright-of-waywidthofthirty(30)feetunderthis subsection.Afiscalcourt,anurban-countygovernment,oraconsolidatedlocal government may order the minimum right-of-way to be a greater width. All roads added tothe county through road system ina county containing a city of the first classoraconsolidatedlocalgovernmentinaccordancewithKRS178.333shall occupy a right-of-way width as ordered by the fiscal court or the consolidated local government. (3)Inacquiringaright-of-wayforacountythroughroadwithinanycity,thefiscal courtorthecountycourtofacountycontainingacityofthefirstclassorthe consolidated local government may exercise any powers granted them by statute for the acquisition of property. Effective:July 13, 2004 History:Amended2004Ky.Acts ch. 61, sec. 3, effectiveJuly 13, 2004.--Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 346, sec. 184, effective July 15, 2002. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 384, sec. 304, effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1964 Ky. Acts ch. 80, sec. 6. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. secs. 4288, 4289.
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    178.040 Change in width of county road or right-of-way -- Minimum width of right-of-way -- Acquisition of right-of-way. (1) In order to change the width of a county road, the fiscal court, an urban-county government, or a consolidated local government shall make a special order for a
    different width. The order shall be recorded in the office of the county clerk. In
    order to change the width of the right-of-way of a portion of a county through road
    system the fiscal court of a county containing a city of the first class or a
    consolidated local government may make a special order for a different width. The
    order shall be recorded in the office of the county road engineer. (2) All county roads and all public roads that are being adopted into a county road system after July 13, 2004, shall occupy a minimum right-of-way width of thirty
    (30) feet, fifteen (15) feet in each direction as measured from the centerline of the
    road, unless the fiscal court finds that a thirty (30) foot minimum cannot be met due
    to the topography of the road or other extraordinary circumstances. All county roads
    and all public roads that were in existence prior to July 13, 2004, shall not be
    required to occupy a minimum right-of-way width of thirty (30) feet under this
    subsection. A fiscal court, an urban-county government, or a consolidated local
    government may order the minimum right-of-way to be a greater width. All roads
    added to the county through road system in a county containing a city of the first
    class or a consolidated local government in accordance with KRS 178.333 shall
    occupy a right-of-way width as ordered by the fiscal court or the consolidated local
    government. (3) In acquiring a right-of-way for a county through road within any city, the fiscal court or the county court of a county containing a city of the first class or the
    consolidated local government may exercise any powers granted them by statute for
    the acquisition of property. Effective: July 13, 2004
    History: Amended 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 61, sec. 3, effective July 13, 2004. -- Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 346, sec. 184, effective July 15, 2002. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts
    ch. 384, sec. 304, effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1964 Ky. Acts ch. 80, sec. 6. -
    - Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat.
    secs. 4288, 4289.

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