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ORDINANCE 84-13

Private Roads

BE IT ENACTED BY THE QUORUM COURT OF THE COUNTY OF FAULKNER, STATE OF ARKANSAS, AN ORDINANCE TO BE ENTITLED: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT FAULKNER COUNTY ORDINANCE 77-19 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE:

Section 1. Section’s 2 and 3 of Faulkner County Ordinance 77-19 (April 19, 1977) are repealed in their entirety with these sections amended to read as follows:

Section 2: A. Any acceptance of privately developed roads by the County shall remain as a permissive action with the decision residing with the County Judge. The acceptance of a privately developed road by the County commits the County to extending its maintenance capability thereto in the same degree as to existing County roads subject to the availability of funds.

B. Privately developed roads, to be accepted into the County System require:

(1.) All standard in Section 1 must be met and verified by the County Road Department.

(2) One (1) year must lapse between initial verification of the standards and any consideration by the County Judge for acceptance of the private road and a second verification of the standards in Section 1 is required to insure that those standards are still in effect.

Provided that a dedication deed and/or a sub-division plat is on file with the Circuit Clerk, which precisely and legally describes the road under consideration, the County Judge may through Court order accept the privately developed road into the County system.

Section 3: A. In the event that a tile or culvert on a private access road immediately bounded to a county road is damaged through an improvement project of the County Road Department, then the county will re-install such tile or culvert when purchased by the owner.

B. Tiles or culverts replaced by the County as outlined above must be a minimum of fifteen (15) inches in diameter and a minimum of twenty—four (24) feet in length.

Section 4. This Ordinance being necessary for the protection and preservation of public health and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist and this Ordinance shall be in force and shall take effect upon passage and publication.

Dated: September 18, 1984 Dated: Septemter 18, 1984

Suzanne Scroggins, Gerald Ward
Quorum Court Secretary, Faulkner County Judge
Faulkner County, Arkansas Faulkner County, Ar.