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Section 9-202 Authority to Change Grades.

The Council may change any established street grade, may determine the amount of any damages to be paid as a result of the change, and may make a local assessment therefor. Variation of one foot or less above or below an established grade shall not constitute a change of established grade. When a structure, including pavement, driveway, building, or other construction, has been constructed upon abutting property after original establishment of grade, and damages are claimed as hereinafter provided for that structure, no change of grade shall be made without determining whether any damage is sustained and providing for payment of any such damages as set forth in this Article. In other cases the Council shall determine whether or not damages to abutting property shall be considered or awarded. [Nov. 7, 1922, new sec. 257; 1928 pub., sec. 257; 1942 recod., sec. 9-202; am. Nov. 8, 1966.]