Vacation of City Streets

Informational Memo

Published: September 30, 2019

Vacation of City Streets
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Learn how to divest the city of dedicated public streets, alleys, and other public ways and grounds, such as dedicated parks and docks that are no longer needed. Understand steps in the formal vacation process provided by law for this purpose.

Use these models with the discussion on “Vacation of City Streets”: