14-360. Sewerage and drainage; regulations; creation of districts; powers of city; territory outside corporate limits.

The city shall have power to lay out the city, or parts thereof, or portions of the territory within three miles of the corporate limits thereof, into suitable districts for the purpose of establishing a system of sewerage and drainage; to provide such system and regulate the construction and repair and use of sewers and drains, the reconstruction of sewers in any district or part thereof and all proper house construction and branches; to provide penalties for any obstruction of, or injury to, any sewer or part thereof; and to require and compel sewer connections to be made; Provided, the city shall not create a district outside the corporate limits of such city, when the district includes land already included within an existing district created under the provisions of Chapter 31, article 7, without the consent of the trustees of such district.

Source:Laws 1921, c. 116, art. III, § 51, p. 455; C.S.1922, § 3604; C.S.1929, § 14-352; R.S.1943, § 14-360; Laws 1959, c. 30, § 1, p. 183.