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A chair shall be designated on this petition to represent the petitioners and to act on their behalf. A map of legible size indicating the location of the named road shall be presented with the petition. The petition should clearly state the name to be assigned to the road. The petition shall certify to the intent of the adjacent property owners to offer jointly, at no cost to the county, a minimum of 60-foot width of right-of-way, along an alignment that complies with accepted design criteria and does not compromise the safety of the traveling public, together with any required drainage easements as determined by the county engineer to adequately maintain the road. The petition shall certify that the adjacent property owners will jointly and severally indemnify the county against liability for roadway defects for a period not to exceed five years after acceptance of the road or roads by the county. The petition shall certify that the petitioners, at their expense, shall provide funds for the purchase of the necessary driveway culvert pipe for installation by the county as a prerequisite to acceptance and maintenance. The petition shall certify that the petitioners, at their expense, shall pay for the relocation of any utilities and any fences required to accommodate the necessary roadway improvements and associated drainage improvements.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-49-181.02 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-45-local-laws/al-code-sect-45-49-181-02/
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