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"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106

Agriculture

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Boll Weevil Eradication Act bonds – Notice of hearing and right to protest. 2 OS 3-50.7 At least one LCN of general circulation in the state At least 10 days before hearing
2. Commodity Producers Board Election Notice. 2 OS 5-60.14 Once a week for three consecutive weeks One or more LCN’s distributed within boundaries described in petition. Beginning at least 60 days before election date
3. Notice of livestock quarantine order. 2 OS 6-124, 6-134 One LCN in one or more counties in which the areas are situated No time established (probably a reasonable time after quarantine order issued)
4. State Board of Agriculture Commodity Storage Indemnity Fund – Notice of suspension or revocation of state license. 2 OS 9-24 Two consecutive weeks LCN in the area where warehouse charter suspended Upon suspension, revocation or renewal of license
5. State Board of Agriculture – Notice of nonrenewal or cancellation of bond for a livestock auction market. 2 OS 9-132 Two consecutive weeks
The statute does not provide specific instructions. ("Board shall provide for publication of notice to the public.") The publication listed is recommended.
LCN in county where market is located
The statute does not provide specific instructions. ("Board shall provide for publication of notice to the public.") The publication listed is recommended.
Upon notification to the State Board of Agriculture of nonrenewal or cancellation of bond with no new bond obtained
6. State Department of Agriculture – Notice of application for new or expanding animal feeding operation license. 2 OS § 20-8(D)(2) At least one LCN Prior to date application available for public viewing
7. Notice of public meeting to elect county fair association. 2 OS 15-54 One LCN One week before meeting date
8. Notice of free fair association board election. 2 OS 15-68, 15-113 One LCN in each county 10 days before the election
9. Notice of an election to determine a free fair site. 2 OS 15-80, 15-81 Four consecutive issues LCN Prior to the election
10. County bond issue to purchase lands or improvements for free fair purposes. 2 OS 15-85 Four consecutive issues LCN of a weekly newspaper published in county proposing to issue bonds At least 30 days following date of first publication
11. Notice of intent to harvest timber where property lines not established. 2 OS 16-61 One LCN At least 10 days prior to commencement of harvest
12. Notice of meetings of cooperative marketing association meetings. 2 OS 17-14 One LCN of general circulation among the members At least 10 days prior to the meeting
13. Notice of Oklahoma Sorghum Resources Commission members' election. 2 OS 18-244 Once a week for two consecutive weeks In one or more LCN distributed in the established election districts At least 45 days prior to the election

Aircraft & Airports

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Notice of sale of oil, gas, mineral, agricultural leases of state owned property.
3 OS 92
Three LCN in county where land is located At least three weeks prior to sale

Amusements and Sports

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Notice of intention to apply for charity gains license 3A OS 411 Once a week for two successive weeks LCN in county where licensee located Prior to applying for such license

Animals

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Notice of lost, strayed and stolen livestock
4 OS 85.6, 135
Two consecutive weekly issues LCN in county where animal taken up At least two weeks before the animal is sold
2. Advertising for the letting of animals to service.
4 OS 195
For period of 60 days LCN where such animal is kept During the season

Banks and Trust Companies

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Application to organize a state bank or trust company.
6 OS 306.2
On the same day for two consecutive weeks LCN in city, town or county in which proposed bank or trust company is to be located Published by applicant within 10 days of filing
2. Notice of intent to acquire any bank, bank holding company or multi-bank holding company.
6 OS 506
On the same day for two consecutive weeks

The statute does not provide specific instructions. The  publication listed is recommended.
LCN where bank to be acquired is located Prior to Federal Reserve Board approval
3. Petition to Appoint Successor Trustee in liquidation of a bank.
6 OS 1018
Once a week for four successive weeks LCN designated by court in county where liquidation occurring. As ordered by the court
4. Notice of meetings of stockholders to approve bank merger.
6 OS 1104
At least one a week for four successive weeks before meeting LCN in places where merging banks have principal offices
First notice four weeks before meeting
5. Notice of hearing petition to substitute purchasing bank in place of selling bank in every fiduciary position.
6 OS 1109
Once a week for two successive weeks LCN in county where petition filed and as designated by the Court Two weeks before hearing
6. Notice of State Banking Commissioner’s determination to liquidate a bank.
6 OS 1202
Once a week for two successive weeks.

The statute does not provide specific instructions. The  publication listed is recommended.
LCN in city or town where bank is located or in legal newspaper having greatest paid circulation within such city or town First publication at least 10 days before appointment of a liquidator

The statute does not provide specific instructions. The publication listed is
only recommended.
7. Notice to depositors, creditors, and safe deposit box lessees of bank liquidation.
6 OS 1204
Once a week for three successive weeks LCN in county where institution located Within 10 days after taking possession of the institution
8. Safe Deposit Boxes — Notice of action to sell contents of box to satisfy bank lien.
6 OS 1310
One LCN in city or town where bank is located At least 10 days before sale

Cemetaries

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Notice of annual meeting of cemetery association.
8 OS 15
One In LCN in county, city, or town nearest to said association’s cemetery

At least two weeks and not more than four weeks prior to the date of such meeting
2. Notice of mass meeting to elect county cemetery association members.
8 OS 133
One LCN At least one week before the date of meeting
3. Application to locate or establish a cemetery.
8 OS 183
Once a week for two consecutive weeks LCN in county where applicant proposes to locate and operate cemetery
Prior to consideration of the application

Children

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Children — Notice of hearing petition to confer rights of majority.
10 OS 93
One LCN where petition filed At least 10 days before hearing
2. Children — Notice of hearing concerning abuse or neglect.
10A OS 1-4-304
One LCN where petition filed
At least 25 days before hearing if person to be notified cannot be found
3. Children — Notice of hearing to terminate parental rights.
10A OS 1-4-905
One
[See 1-4-304]
LCN where petition filed
At least 25 days before hearing
4. Notice by publication to custodial parents of minors who have been charged with certain crimes.
10A OS 2-5-101
One LCN Upon court order
5. Children — Notice of hearing on petition for adoption without consent of a parent or parents.
10 OS 7505-4.1

At least one LCN where petition is filed At least 15 days before hearing if person having custody attests by affidavit that one or both parents cannot be found

Cities and Towns

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Notice of county election.
11 OS 3-103
One LCN in proposed town At least 10 days prior to election
2. Election to incorporate a city.
11 OS 4-102
One LCN in proposed city Period of at least 20 days prior to election
3. Order calling for election for city incorporating as a town.
11 OS 5-102
One LCN in proposed city Period of at least 20 days prior to election
4. Involuntary dissolution of a municipality.
11 OS 7-106
One LCN in municipality At least 20 days prior to hearing
5. Proposed Municipal Charter or proposed charter amendments.
11 OS 13-106, 13-111
Okla. Const. art. 18, § 3(a)
Once per week for three consecutive weeks
LCN First publication within 20 days after receipt of proposed charter — and within 30 days and not earlier than 20 days after such publication shall the charter be submitted to electors
6. Publication of Ordinances — Publisher or Managing Editor must prefix to ordinance a line in brackets stating date of publication as [Published __ ] giving month, day, and year of publication.
11 OS 14-106
Once in full except as provided in
11 OS 14-107
LCN Within 15 days after passage
7. Publication by Title and Condensed Summary of Certain Codes and Ordinances (traffic, building, plumbing, electrical installations, fire prevention, inflammable liquids, milk and milk products, and protection of public health).
11 OS 14-107
One — by title and a condensed summary or gist of contents
LCN Within 15 days after passage
8. Notice of filing of an initiative petition and right to protest.
11 OS 15-104
At least one
LCN By municipal clerk upon determining sufficiency or insufficiency of the petition
9. Notice of general municipal election or special election.
11 OS 16-101
One LCN of general circulation in municipality At least 10 days before beginning of filing period for general municipal election or at least 10 days before date of special election
10. Notice of biennial town meetings or special town meetings of the voters of each municipality with fewer than 1,000 residents.
11 OS 16-304
One
LCN of general circulation in
municipality
At least 10 days prior to the date of the meeting
11. The governing body of each municipality with an income of $25,000 or more to its general fund during a fiscal year shall cause to be published a notice of availability of its annual audited financial statements for public inspection.
11 OS 17-113
One Newspaper of general circulation in the municipality
Within 30 days of receipt of the annual audit report
12. Hearing and summary of proposed budget of municipality. Notice must include date, time and place of hearing together with proposed budget summary.
11 OS 17-208
One LCN Not less than five days before the date of hearing
13. Resolution declaring change of municipality name.
11 OS 19-104
One LCN in municipality Within reasonable time after resolution filed with county clerk
14.
Notice of Proposal to Change Name, Boundaries or Number of Wards.
11 OS 20-103
At least one
LCN
30 days before date change is made
15.
Municipal Annexation Procedure — Notice of proposed annexation when written consent of a majority of the owners of the property to be annexed is not obtained.
11 OS 21-103
One
LCN
Within 14 days following the date the governing body directed the notice to be published and between 14 and 30 days prior to the public hearing on annexation
16.
Notice of Petition to Annex.
11 OS 21-105
Once each week for two successive weeks
LCN
Not specified
17.
Notice of petition for detachment of municipal territory.
11 OS 21-110
One
LCN in municipality
At least 10 days prior to the public hearing on the petition requesting detachment
18.
Notice of Annexation of unoccupied property of out-of-state owner for purpose of constructing roads and for bridges.
11 OS 21-113
One
LCN
At least 30 days prior to date property is to be annexed
19.
Notice that property will be cleaned of trash and weeds or grass will be cut or mowed.
11 OS 22-111
One
LCN
At least 10 days prior to date upon which municipality will perform work, or hearing; notice may be given by posting or publication
20.
Notice of destruction or removal of dilapidated buildings within municipal limits if building owner not located.
11 OS 22-112
One
LCN
At least 10 days prior to hearing
21.
Notice of sale of abandoned intangible property where owner not known.
11 OS 22-136
Twice
LCN within county where principal offices of the municipality or municipal public trust are located
At least two years prior to the latest date of published notice
22.
Notice of sale of Oklahoma municipal utility revenue bonds.
11 OS 22-157
Once a week for two consecutive weeks
LCN in the municipality
Not less than 10 days after first publication designating the date of sale
23.
Notice of hearing in Supreme Court for approval of municipal power authority bond issue.
11 OS 24-109
One notice for each application or petition for approval
LCN of general circulation in state
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing
24.
Municipal Power Authority. Financial statement/balance sheet by any private entity providing fire protection to a municipality related solely to the fire protection services.
11 OS 29-115
One
Legal newspaper that serves the municipality


Within 90 days after the end of the fiscal year
25.
Notice of hearing on proposed parking station improvements.
11 OS 32-107
Not less than two issues (two publications must be seven days apart)
LCN in the municipality
Last publication must be at least three days before the hearing
26.
Notice of desire to offer for sale or lease public utility belonging to municipality.
11 OS 35-203
Two consecutive issues
LCN in the municipality
The two publications shall be seven days apart and the first publication shall be at least 15 days before open bids received
27.
Street Improvement District — Resolution of Necessity.
11 OS 36-205
Six consecutive issues of daily newspaper
or two consecutive issues of weekly newspaper
LCN
Not less than 10 days before the date of first hearing on the proposed improvement
28.
Street Improvement District —
Notice for proposals.
11 OS 36-209
Ten consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly

LCN
Not specified but no suit can be filed until 15 days after first publication
29.
Street Improvement District — Hearing of objections to appraisement and apportionment of costs.
11 OS 36-214
Five consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
LCN
Last publication not less than five nor more than 10 days before date set for hearing
30.
Street Improvement District — Notice of Installment due.
11 OS 36-220
Two successive issues of daily or one issue of weekly
LCN
Not less than 30 days nor more than 40 days before maturity of installment of assessment
31.
Notice of expiration of 3-year limitation on action by bond holders of outstanding street improvement bonds.
11 OS 36-311
One
LCN in the municipality where street improvement district is located
At least 60 days prior to the expiration of the 3-year limitation on actions by bond holders
32.
Objections to Appraisement and Apportionment — Laying out, opening, widening or straightening streets, alleys, parks or public squares.
11 OS 36-403
Not less than five nor more than 10 days in a daily newspaper
or four consecutive weeks in a weekly
LCN
Last publication not less than five days nor more than 15 days before date set for hearing objections and protests
33.
Sewer and Water Distribution District Lines — Water Supply Facilities — Resolution approving plans and providing for protest.
11 OS 37-212
Two consecutive Thursday issues in daily or two consecutive issues in weekly
LCN
Not less than 10 days before first hearing
34.
Sewer and Water Distribution Lines — Water Supply Facilities — Notice for proposals.
11 OS 37-217
Ten consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
LCN
Not specified but no suit until 15 days after the first publication
35.
Sewer and Water District Lines — Water Supply Facilities — Notice of hearing complaint on assessments.
11 OS 37-220
Five consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
LCN
Last publication not less than five nor more than 30 days prior to hearing
36.
Municipal governing body public hearing on urban renewal plan.
11 OS 38-106
At least one time
LCN in the area of operation of municipality
Not less than 15 days prior to the date of such public hearing
37.
Urban renewal authority notice that annual report has been filed with mayor and available for inspection.
11 OS 38-107
One
LCN in the area of operation
At the time of filing the report, which is due on or before July 31 of each year
38.
Urban renewal bonds or notes.
11 OS 38-115
One
LCN in area of operation
Prior to sale of notes or bonds
39.
Notice of hearing on municipality proposal to designate tax increment allocation district.
11 OS 38-120
At least one time
LCN in municipality area of operation
Not less than 15 days prior to the date of such public hearing
40.
Hearing for assessments in additional municipal improvement districts in municipalities having population greater than 1,500 — Publication must be verified by affidavit of publisher filed in office of municipal clerk.
11 OS 39-103.1
At least one
LCN
Last publication at least seven days
prior to the date
of the hearing
41.
Hearing for creation of municipal improvement district — Publication must be verified by affidavit of publisher filed in office of city clerk.
11 OS 39-107
At least one
LCN
Last publication at least seven days
prior to the date
of the hearing


42.
Hearings on individual assessments for municipal improvement districts — Publication must be verified by affidavit of publisher filed in office of city clerk.
11 OS 39-110
At least one


LCN
Last publication at least seven days before the date of the hearing


43.
Notice of resolution for hearing for adoption of central business district redevelopment plan — A sketch clearly delineating the area in detail as may be necessary to advise of the particular land proposed to be included within the project area shall be published with the resolution.
11 OS 40-104
One per week for two consecutive weeks


Newspaper
of general circulation in the city


Last publication not more than two weeks preceding the date fixed for public hearing


44.
Notice of hearing on proposed adoption of program plan to develop comprehensive approach to remedy blighted conditions within redevelopment district.
11 OS 40-105.1
Once each week for two consecutive weeks
LCN within such city or town
Not less than 10 days, no more than 30 days following the date of the adoption of the resolution fixing date of such hearing; but last publication not to be more than two weeks preceding the date fixed for the public hearing
45.
Notice of owners of intent to apply to vacate plat or part of plat.
11 OS 42-103
One
LCN of general circulation in
municipality where land located
At least 30 days prior to time such vacation application has been set for hearing
46.
Notice of intent to amend residential addition restrictive covenant.
11 OS 42-106.1
One
LCN
At least 14 days before the meeting
47.
Notice to public in court action to close or reopen public ways.
11 OS 42-112
One
LCN
At least 30 days prior to hearing


48.
Zoning Regulations
11 OS 43-104;
Amendments and Repeal of Zoning Ordinance
11 OS 43-105;
and Notice of Public Hearing on Plan Unit Development Request
11 OS 43-110
One
Newspaper of general circulation in municipality
At least 15 days prior to hearing


49.
Termination of non-conforming use
11 OS 44-107.1
One
LCN of general circulation and municipality
At least 15 days prior to hearing
50.
Board of Adjustment —
Notice of Public Hearing.
11 OS 44-108
One
LCN of general circulation and municipality
At least 10 days before hearing


51.
City Planning Commission plan public hearing.
11 OS 47-108
One
LCN in the municipality
Prior to the public hearing
52.
Urban renewal authority notice that annual report has been filed with mayor and available for inspection.
11 OS 38-107
One
LCN in the area of operation
At the time of filing the report, which is due on or before July 31 of each year

Civil Procedure

"LCN" is an abbreviation for a legal newspaper of the county, a phrase used in 25 O.S. 106


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. Redelivery of property to defendant taken under execution.
12 OS 756
One notice given in writing to defendant or by advertisement naming day and place of sale
LCN When ordered by Sheriff or other officer

2.
Notice of the date, time and place of sale of chattels levied on by execution.
12 OS 757
One
LCN
For at least 10 days prior to the date of sale


3.
Notice of time and place of sale of realty levied on by execution.
12 OS 764
Two successive weeks


LCN published in county where property is situated
First publication must be at least 30 days prior to the date of sale
4.
Notice of hearing on confirmation of sale of land sold upon writ of execution
12 OS 765
One
LCN
At least 10 days prior to the date of the hearing on the confirmation of the sale
5.
Notice of sale of equitable interest in realty of judgment debtor.
12 OS 853
Two successive weeks


LCN published in county where property is situated

First publication must be at least 30 days prior to date of sale
6.
Notice to defendant of garnishment proceedings where service in principle action is by publication or defendant is nonresident or whose whereabouts are unknown.
12 OS 1174
One
LCN
At least five days prior to date Garnishee’s answer is due if defendant is nonresident or his whereabouts are unknown
7.
Disclaimer by garnishee — notice to interpleaded interested party.
12 OS 1184
Once a week for three consecutive weeks
LCN printed in county where petition filed
After court order and on same condition as service in a civil suit
8.
Time for filing exception to commissioners report on partition of property.
12 OS 1509
One
LCN
At least 10 days prior to expiration of the date to file exception
9.
Notice of sale of property that cannot be partitioned.
12 OS 1517
One, if address of owner of property unknown
LCN in each county where property situated
At least 10 days prior to the date of the hearing on the notice of confirmation of sale
10.
Notice of filing of petition for change of name, but personal notice must be given to parent.
12 OS 1633
One
LCN
At least 10 days prior to hearing


11.
Service in Civil Cases — Service of summons by publication on named defendant that cannot be served using due diligence by any other method or service of summons by publication on unknown successors of named defendant, named decedent, or dissolved partnership, corporation or other association as using due diligence the defiant cannot ascertain the information.
12 OS 2004
Three
LCN in county where petition filed


One day a week for three consecutive weeks


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