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88.80 Withdrawal of lands from drainage district.


(1) Any person owning lands within a drainage district may, under an order issued by the drainage board, withdraw the lands from the district if:


(a) All benefits assessed against such lands have been paid; and


(b) The lands to be withdrawn will receive no benefit from the drainage district; and


(c) The drainage district will not be materially injured by the withdrawal of such lands.


(2) The petition for the withdrawal shall be filed with the board. The board shall determine whether all benefits assessed against the land have been paid.


(3) When the petition has been filed, the drainage board shall fix the time and place of a hearing on the petition and shall cause notice of the hearing to be given under s. 88.05 (2) (b) to the persons specified in s. 88.05 (4) (b). If the drainage board finds that the conditions of sub. (1) have been met, it shall issue an order detaching the lands from the district. The drainage board may require the petitioner to pay the expenses connected with the hearing.

88.80 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 456.