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88.92 Private drains not to be connected with district drains.


(1) Except as provided in s. 88.93 no person may connect any drain with a district drain, extend any drain that connects with a district drain or remove any spoil bank except under written plans and specifications approved by the drainage board and under any conditions imposed by the drainage board. The drainage board may issue an order directing the removal or modification of a drain connected or extended in violation of this section or issue an order directing the restoration of any spoil bank removed in violation of this section, including violations that occurred before May 13, 1994.




(a) In this subsection, "damages" includes the payments that the drainage district would have received during the time that the illegal connection or extension existed if the territory drained by the illegal connection or extension had been annexed to the district and an assessment for connection of the drain under s. 88.405 had been levied.


(b) Any person who violates sub. (1) is liable to the district for all damages caused by the violation.


(3) The board shall preserve a copy of any plans and specifications approved under sub. (1).

88.92 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 456.