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Upon the petition of a majority of the real property owners of any unincorporated community or village in Kent County, filed on or before the first Tuesday in any month in any year, the county government may enter into a contract with any electric, gas or other lighting company to light and illuminate the streets or highways running through, bounding and within the community or village, with electric light, gas light, or other illuminant. The petition of the property owners shall set forth the boundary lines of the community to be lighted. The petition shall state whether the light tax levied pursuant to § 5102 of this title shall be prorated among the owners of the property subject to said tax or based upon the assessment for county purposes. Street lights shall be of such candlepower, electric or its equivalent in other illuminating mediums as determined by the county government. The county government may enter into contracts for additional lights or may change the location of any lights theretofore located and may levy and collect additional tax for the payment of the same.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Delaware Code Title 9. Counties § 5101. Lighting streets and highways in unincorporated communities and villages; petition - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/de/title-9-counties/de-code-sect-9-5101/
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