TITLE 24
Highways

CHAPTER 24-2
Highways by Grant or Use

SECTION 24-2-4


§ 24-2-4 Platting of highway.

In declaring lands which have been quietly, peaceably and actually used and improved and considered as public highways and streets for the space of twenty (20) years, to be public highways as provided in § 24-2-1, the town council of the town in which the lands lie shall determine, mark out, plat, or cause to be marked out and platted, the lands, in width as well as length, by use and improvement appropriated as public highways, and declared as such, and shall cause the plats to be recorded; but nothing contained in this section shall be so construed as to affect the requirements or provisions of § 24-2-3.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 71, § 21; G.L. 1909, ch. 82, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 95, § 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 72, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 24-2-4; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 53.)