Subdivision 1. Informal; for information. In order to give supplemental information to the public as to the location of streets,
county roads, county state-aid highways, town roads, and other transportation corridors,
and the right-of-way thereof, the governing body of any city, town, or county may
file for record in the office of the county recorder and the registrar of titles of
said county such maps or plats showing such information as the governing body shall
determine necessary. The map or plat shall be subscribed by the mayor or chair of the governing body
and the county surveyor, together with a certified copy of the resolution of the governing
body setting forth the necessity for said plat, and shall be entitled to record without
compliance with the provisions of this chapter, except as provided in this section. Any amendments, alterations, or vacations of such maps or plats so filed may be
entitled to record in like manner.
Subd. 3. When street plat prohibited. A city or town may not file a street plat for any street that is a county road or
state highway, or carried designation as a county road or state highway at the time
the plat is offered for filing.
Subd. 4. Not a title transfer. Maps or plats filed for record under this section shall not operate of themselves
to transfer title to the property described but such maps or plats shall be for descriptive
purposes and shall be notice that the municipality claims an interest in said lands.
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