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505.1792 STREETS, ROADS, HIGHWAYS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY.
    Subdivision 1. Informal; for information. In order to give supplemental information to the
public as to the location of streets, county roads, county state-aid highways, town roads, and other
transportation corridors, and the right-of-way thereof, the governing body of any city, town, or
county may file for record in the office of the county recorder and the registrar of titles of said
county such maps or plats showing such information as the governing body shall determine
necessary. The map or plat shall be subscribed by the mayor or chair of the governing body and
the county surveyor, together with a certified copy of the resolution of the governing body setting
forth the necessity for said plat, and shall be entitled to record without compliance with the
provisions of this chapter. Any amendments, alterations, or vacations of such maps or plats so
filed may be entitled to record in like manner.
    Subd. 2. Requirements. The map or plat shall be prepared in compliance with section
505.021, subdivisions 1 and 5, and recorded in compliance with section 505.04.
    Subd. 3. When street plat prohibited. A city or town may not file a street plat for any street
that is a county road or state highway, or carried designation as a county road or state highway at
the time the plat is offered for filing.
    Subd. 4. Not a title transfer. Maps or plats filed for record under this section shall not
operate of themselves to transfer title to the property described but such maps or plats shall be for
descriptive purposes and shall be notice that the municipality claims an interest in said lands.
History: Ex1967 c 58 s 1; 1969 c 220 s 1; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1976 c 181 s 2; 1978 c 499 s
2; 1986 c 444; 1989 c 269 s 49; 2007 c 73 s 6