Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 41. General Provisions Related to Municipal Trafficways and Public Grounds

Change Of Name Of Street

7-14-4112. Change of name of street. (1) Any town or city council may in its judgment, when it appears to the best interest of the town or city and the inhabitants thereof, expressed by resolution duly and regularly passed and adopted, change the name or number of any street or avenue, subject to the conditions provided for in subsection (2), except that 51% of the property owners objecting to the change of name or question involved shall be supreme in this matter.

(2) The town or city engineer (if there be no such officer, the council may employ one for such purpose) shall prepare a plat showing such subdivisions, streets, and avenues affected by such change, with the appropriate notation of change thereon. Upon approval of such plat by the council and the filing of the same as approved with the county clerk and recorder wherein the town or city is situated, the names or numbers of said streets and avenues shall be deemed changed in accordance to the terms of said resolution as provided for in subsection (1).

History: En. Secs. 1, 2, Ch. 21, L. 1939; R.C.M. 1947, 11-907, 11-908.