PLATS AND VACATIONS
50-1309. Certification of plat — Dedication of streets and alleys — Dedication of private roads to public — Jurisdiction over private roads. 1. The owner or owners of the land included in said plat shall make a certificate containing the correct legal description of the land, with the statement as to their intentions to include the same in the plat, and make a dedication of all public streets and rights-of-way shown on said plat, which certificate shall be acknowledged before an officer duly authorized to take acknowledgments and shall be indorsed on the plat. The professional land surveyor making the survey shall certify the correctness of said plat and he shall place his seal, signature and date on the plat.
2. No dedication or transfer of a private road to the public can be made without the specific approval of the appropriate public highway agency accepting such private road.
3. Highway districts shall not have jurisdiction over private roads designated as such on subdivision plats and shall assume no responsibility for the design, inspection, construction, maintenance and/or repair of private roads.
[50-1309, added 1967, ch. 429, sec. 227, p. 1249; am. 1988, ch. 175, sec. 2, p. 307; am. 1989, ch. 102, sec. 2, p. 235; am. 1992, ch. 262, sec. 3, p. 780; am. 1997, ch. 190, sec. 8, p. 523.]