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222.01 AIR RIGHTS AFFECTING PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY.

Before any air rights over or affecting the property or easements of any railway company or other public utility company are leased, sold, acquired, or used, application shall be made to the commissioner of transportation for permission to acquire or use such rights. The commissioner is hereby authorized to hear said application and to determine whether or not such permission shall be granted; provided, that in all cases where said air rights are within the corporate limits of cities of the first class, said rights shall only be acquired, held, or used with the consent of the common council or other governing body of such city.