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Section 180.12, Florida Statutes 2006

180.12  Examinations and surveys.--Any municipality, to carry out the purpose of this chapter, may, through its officers, committees, agents, servants or employees, enter into and upon private property where it is proposed to construct said utility, or extensions thereof to make necessary examinations and surveys, and for such other purposes as may be required in the accomplishment of the purposes of this chapter; provided, however, the municipality, before constructing any of said works upon private property, shall first acquire the right to take and use the property by agreement or purchase or by proceedings or by the exercise of the right of eminent domain in a court of the state having jurisdiction of the same in the manner prescribed by law.

History.--s. 6, ch. 17118, 1935; CGL 1936 Supp. 3100(11).