When acquiring rights-of-way for the construction or improvement of streets, the Town may also locate and acquire such additional rights-of-way as may be necessary for the present or future location or relocation, above or below ground, of telephone, telegraph, electric, and other lines, as well as gas, water, sewerage, oil, and other pipelines to be operated by public utilities defined and regulated under Chapter 62 of the General Statutes. In acquiring real property by eminent domain for these purposes, the Town may use the procedures of either Chapter 40A or Chapter 136 of the General Statutes.
(N.C.S.L. Ch. 2003-74, Ord. No. 06-001, § 12, 2-9-2006)