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Section 9-603 Other Local Improvements.

When the Council determines that a local improvement as defined by this Charter or by ordinance affords a special and peculiar benefit to property within a particular district different in kind or degree from that afforded to the general public, the Council may classify it as a local improvement and provide for the payment of all or a portion of the cost thereof by levy and collection of local assessments on the property benefitted. The procedure for street improvements shall be followed. Jurisdiction of the Council shall depend upon the extent and strength of remonstrance; provided, however, if the Council determines that the public health or public safety demands immediate construction, the Council may overrule any and all remonstrances and shall proceed as provided for sewer improvements. The Council may combine in one proceeding a street improvement, sewer improvement, street lighting improvement, and any other improvement allowed by this Charter. [New sec. Nov. 8, 1966; am. Nov. 3, 1992.]