445.100 - Plans, plats or replats — unlawful to receive or record such plan unless approved (cities of 400,000).

Steven Groce, Attorney Advertisement

1.In all cities that now have or hereafter may have four hundred thousand inhabitants or over, all plans, plats or replats of land laid out in building lots and streets, alleys, or other portions of the same intended to be dedicated to public or private use, or for the use of purchasers or owners of lots fronting thereon or adjacent thereto, and located within the city limits, shall be submitted to the board or body having charge of the design, construction and maintenance of city streets and approved by it before they shall be recorded.

2.And it shall be unlawful to receive or record such plan in any public office unless the same shall bear thereon, by endorsement or otherwise, the approval of the board or body having charge of the design, construction and maintenance of city streets.

3.The approval of the board or body having charge of the design, construction and maintenance of city streets shall be deemed an acceptance of the proposed dedication for public or private use as the case may be; but shall not impose any duty upon the city concerning the maintenance or improvement of any such dedicated parts, until the proper authorities of the city shall have made actual appropriation of the same by entry, use or improvement;and owners and purchasers shall be deemed to have notice of the published plans, maps and reports of the board or body having charge of the design, construction and maintenance of city streets affecting such property within its jurisdiction.

(RSMo 1939 § 12817)

Prior revision: 1929 § 11193

In chapter 445 Plats