Section 11-48-65

Article not to affect power of municipality to compel property owners to repair sidewalks, etc.

Nothing in this article shall be so construed as to take from any city or town or in any manner affect the power and authority to compel the property owners, by penal ordinance or otherwise, to repair the sidewalks in front of their property in such manner and with such material as may be directed under the supervision of the engineer or other officer or agent of the city or town or to cause such repairs to be made at the expense of the property owner, such expense to be collected as in the case of taxes.

(Code 1907, §1419; Code 1923, §2236; Acts 1927, No. 639, p. 753; Code 1940, T. 37, §573.)