The Platte County Courthouse will be closed November 11,
2014 in observance of Veterans' Day.
Thank you for visiting Platte County's website! Our community is located in eastern part of
Nebraska (land area 675 miles; population around 32,072). This website contains information about County programs, services,
departments, and offices, as well as helpful information on commonly asked
questions. We encourage you to use this site frequently to access agendas
and minutes of the Board of County Commissioners.
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County's website to obtain specific information or simply browsing it to learn
about the breadth of County government services, we sincerely hope that
you find our site user-friendly.
To give citizens greater
access to county government services, most Platte County departments are
open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LANDOWNERS AND TENANTS:
Neb. Rev. Stat. § 39-301 provides in part that
"any person who injures or
obstructs a public road by felling a tree or trees in, upon, or across the
same, by placing or leaving any other obstruction thereon, by encroaching
upon the same with any fence, by plowing or digging any ditch or other
opening thereon, by diverting water onto or across such road so as to
saturate, wash, or impair the maintenance, construction, or passability
of such public road ... shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a Class V
misdemeanor, in case of placing any obstruction on the road, be charged an
additional sum of not exceeding three dollars per day for every day he or
she allows such obstruction to remain after being ordered to remove the
same by the road overseer or other officer in charge of road work in the
area where such obstruction is located.
"Any officer in charge of road
work, after having given reasonable notice to the owners of the
obstruction or person so obstructing or plowing or digging ditches upon
such road, may remove any such fence or other obstruction, fill up any
such ditch or excavation, and recover the necessary cost of such removal
from such owner or other person obstructing such road."
Landowners are liable for damages and/or
accidents related to any obstructions they caused to be placed in the
county road right-of-way areas. Cooperation
from landowners and tenants to keep the public roadways safe and clear of
hazards is greatly appreciated.
Platte County Board of Supervisors
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