§ 96.078  OPENING AND IMPROVING STREETS WITHOUT PETITION.
   When in the opinion of the City Council a new street should be opened or widened, extended, paved or otherwise improved, and no petition is filed asking for the assessment of the cost thereof, and when the City Council is of the opinion that the public benefit will be greater than the benefit to abutting property owners, the City Council may direct that the improvement be made and the total cost paid by the city.
(`90 Code, § 18-54)
Statutory reference:
   Authority to open street or improve street, see G.S. § 160A-296(a)(3)
   Petition required in order to make assessment, see G.S. § 160A-217