statutory dedication

statutory dedication

The granting of public rights in roads, parks, or other improvements by virtue of recording a subdivision plat on which the developer indicates those areas dedicated to the public use.

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We agree with the circuit court that WP&L's utility infrastructure was placed on public roads as shown in an 1894 recorded plat because that plat made a statutory dedication to the public of the roads at issue.
First revenues received into the lottery fund are statutorily dedicated to the SBA up to $18 million annually, followed by a separate, subordinate statutory dedication to the education, arts, sciences, and tourism (EAST) debt service fund (Series 2010A), limited to $10 million annually.
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