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To assist municipalities in constructing streets under the abutting property act, MTAS prepared the materials in this bulletin. In addition to a copy of the act itself, from Williams Tennessee Code, Annotated (Michie Publishing Company, Charlottesville, Virginia), there is included a sample ordinance and two sample notices. These are intended to be general guides, and each municipality should consult its attorney regarding the peculiar form of such documents adapted to its charter and needs.


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