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

Oil and Gas

"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. Public utility application for certificate to exercise right of eminent domain for underground storage.
52 OS 36.4
At least once each week for two successive weeks
LCN in the county or counties where gas is proposed to be stored

The first publication to be at least 10 days prior to the date of hearing
2.
Hearing on well spacing petition.
52 OS 87.1   

One     LCN of general circulation published in Oklahoma County and in LCN published in county or in each county where lands embraced within the application are situated
At least 15 days prior to the date of hearing
3.
Notice of hearing on application to improve/ increase density wells .
52 OS 87.5
One     LCN in each county where lands embraced in the application are located
At least 15 days prior to the hearing
4.
Notice of hearing on proposed Corporation Commission orders, rules, or regulations.
52 OS 97
One   
LCN published in Oklahoma County   
At least 10 days prior to the hearing
5.
Notice of hearing of proposal to lease mineral interests of owners who cannot be located.
52 OS 522
One   
LCN    
At least seven days prior to the date of the hearing

Poor Persons

"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. Advertisement certifying the indigents that are to be provided for and asking for sealed proposals for their maintenance during the coming year.
56 OS 35
One
LCN in respective counties of overseers of indigent

Two weeks next preceding the first Monday of April in each year
2.
Notice of proclamation calling for an election for the purpose of issuing bonds to purchase lands.
56 OS 92   

Four consecutive issues
Weekly LCN in county proposing to issue bonds
No election shall be held until the expiration of 30 days following the date of the first publication of said notice

Probate Procedures

"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. Hearing on petition for probate of will if heir, legatee, or devisee not known.
58 OS 25
One
LCN

At least 10 days before hearing
2.
Any notice involving probate procedures to be published once a week for two or more consecutive weeks.
58 OS 32 
Once each week for two or more consecutive weeks   
LCN   
Interval between first publication and each successive publication must be not less than six days
3.
Hearing on petition for probate of another will if heir, legatee, or devisee not known.
58 OS 63
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days before hearing
4.
Proceedings in case of lost wills; hearing thereon if heir, legatee, or devisee not known.
58 OS 81
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days before hearing
5.
Petition for letters of administration if heir, legatee, or devisee not known.
58 OS 128
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days before hearing
6.
Notice to creditors and notice of hearing on final accounting, determination of heirship and distribution and discharge in estates under $60,000.00 may be combined in one notice.
58 OS 241
One each week for two consecutive weeks   
LCN where probate is filed   
Hearing set not less than 35 days after first publication
7.
Hearing on notice to creditors in summary probate administration.
58 OS 241, 246   

Once each week for two consecutive weeks   
LCN where petition filed   
Hearing set not less than 45 days following the first publication of notice to creditors
8.
Notice by personal representatives to creditors to present claims. (Form of notice contained in 58 OS 331)
58 OS 331
One each week for two consecutive weeks LCN where probate
is filed
Within two months after appointment of executor; First publication within 10 days after filing of notice
9.
Hearing on petition of administrator or executor to mortgage all or part of real estate.
58 OS 385c
Once each week for two consecutive weeks in weekly or 10 days in daily
LCN   
At least 15 days prior to hearing
10.
Hearing on petition of guardian to mortgage all or part of real property.
58 OS 385.2   
Once each week for two consecutive weeks
   
LCN where hearing to be held   
At least 10 days prior to hearing
11.
Notice of hearing on petition to mortgage.
58 OS 386
   

Two weeks in weekly or 10 days in daily   
LCN where hearing to be held   
Prior to such hearing
12.
Notice of sale of personal property at public auction.
58 OS 391.1
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days prior to sale
13.
Hearing on return of sale proceedings.
58 OS 391.1
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days prior to hearing
14.
Notice of sale of personal property at private sale.
58 OS 391.2
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days prior to sale
15.
Notice of hearing or administrator’s or executor’s return of proceedings at private sale.
58 OS 391.2
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days prior to hearing
16.
Notice of sale of realty — order to show cause.
58 OS 414
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days prior to hearing
17.
Notice of sale of realty at public auction.
58 OS 421
   

Once each week  for two consecutive weeks
  
LCN in each county in which any part of land to be sold is situated plus county where order is made
Day of sale must not be earlier than 10 days from date of first publication
18.
Notice of sale of realty at private sale.
58 OS 423   


Once each week for two consecutive weeks
   
LCN in each county in which any part of land to be sold is situated plus county where order is made
Date for bids to be received must be at least 10 days from first publication
19.
Hearing on return of sale.
58 OS 426   


One     LCN in each county in which any part of land to be sold is situated plus county where order is made
At least 10 days prior to hearing
20.
Notice of postponement of sale if postponement for more than 10 days.
58 OS 432
One   
LCN where land is situated   
At or after postponement
21.
Notice of petition for conveyance under contract of decedent.
58 OS 502
One   
LCN in county where property located   
At least 10 days prior to hearing.
22.
Date of hearing — Account for final settlement and petition for distribution.
58 OS 553
Once each week for two consecutive weeks
   
LCN   
At least 10 days before hearing
23.
Hearing on petition for probate by non-residents.
58 OS 677
One   
LCN   
At least 20 days before hearing
24.
Petition for judicial termination of life estates or estates in joint tenancy.
58 OS 911
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days before hearing
25.
Petition of executor, administrator or guardian to execute oil and gas or other mining leases.
58 OS 925   
One   
LCN in county where court located and in LCN in county where land located
   
At least five days before sale
26.
Notice of application for approval of sale of oil and gas or other mining leases by administrator, executor or guardian.
58 OS 929.3
One   
LCN   
10 days before hearing
27.
Application of executor, administrator or guardian to grant easement.
58 OS 932
One   
LCN    
Not less than five days prior to hearing
28.
Application to declare missing or absent persons legally dead.
58 OS 944
Once each week for three consecutive weeks LCN in county where action filed and at last location where absentee was last heard from
At least 20 days prior to hearing
29.
Notice of petition by executor, administrator or guardian to lease business property.
58 OS 962
For not less than three consecutive weeks   
LCN   
Three consecutive weeks prior to such hearing
30.
Advertisement of business property for lease after approval by court at hearing.
58 OS 962
For not less than three consecutive weeks
   
LCN   
Not less than three weeks prior to date proposed leases to be presented to court
31.
Notice of filling of petition for execution of supervised power of attorney.
58 OS 1063
At least once   
LCN where petition is filed   
At least 10 days prior to the date set by the court for hearing

Property

"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. Public trusts — invitation to bid on contracts for construction, labor, equipment, material or repairs in excess of $50,000.00.
60 OS 176
One per week for two successive weeks
LCN where Trust principal office is located

Two successive weeks prior to the date on which bids are received and opened
2.
Public trusts — sale of bonds or award of contracts for construction, labor and/or equipment.
60 OS 176
At least once a week for two successive weeks   

LCN in the county where principal office of the trust is located   
Two successive weeks prior to the date bids are received and opened
3.
Notice of hearing on petition for appointment of administrators for absentee estate.
60 OS 361   
Two consecutive weeks   
LCN where proceedings are pending   
The last publication of said notice to be at least 15 days before the hearing on said petition
4.
Notice of abandoned property.
60 OS 662   
At least
twice during the year    
LCN in county where last known address of any person named in the notice
   
During the year following receipt of the § 661 report
5.
Notice of sale of abandoned property.
60 OS 667   

One     LCN in county where property to be sold, the county of residence of the holder, and the county of the last known address of the owner
At least three weeks in advance of sale
6.
General notice of intent to escheat postal savings system account.
60 OS 704
Three successive weeks     LCN in county where last known address shown on the account records for each account
Prior to escheating the accounts

Public Buildings and Public Works

"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 proposals to award public construction contracts.
61 OS 104
Two consecutive weekly issues
LCN in county where work or major part is to be done

The first publication thereof to be at least 20 days prior to the date set for opening bids

Public Finance

"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 Supreme Court hearing to approve series of bonds.
62 OS 57.12, 57.26, 57.42, 57.59, 57.72, 57.91, 57.111, 57.135, 57.313   
One   
LCN of general circulation and state   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date of the hearing
2.
Notice of sale of bonds not sold to state treasurer.
62 OS 57.6, 57.20   
At least two consecutive weeks   
LCN with general circulation in state
   
At least 30 days prior to the date fixed for such sale
3.
Notice of sale of Oklahoma Building Commission bonds.
62 OS 57.35, 57.65   
At least two consecutive weeks     LCN having general circulation in the state
20 days prior to the date fixed for such sale
4.
Advertise for bids on Series D bonds.
62 OS 57.105, 57.129   
At least once in each of two consecutive weeks
LCN in State of Oklahoma   
Not less than 20 days prior to the date fixed for such sale
5.
Advertise the sale of Oklahoma building bonds.
62 OS 57.307
One   
LCN in state   
At least 10 days prior to the date fixed for such sale
6.
Notice of intent to cancel and destroy bonds.
62 OS 292   
For at least 14 days   
LCN within such municipality, political corporation, or subdivision of this state, or within county where same is located   
Whenever the purposes for bonds has ceased to exist and no less than two weeks prior to taking action
7.
County or municipality notice to persons having indebtedness or claim against said county or municipality.
62 OS 310.4  
Two consecutive times in a daily newspaper or once in a weekly newspaper
   
LCN   
Anytime during the month of July
8.
Notice of date when bids will be received for municipal bonds.
62 OS 354   
Once a week for two consecutive weeks
   
LCN in political subdivision   
At least 10 days before the date when bids will be received
9.
Municipal notice of issuance of new bonds.
62 OS 392   
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days before the date named for said hearing
10.
Notice of intention to fund special assessment.
62 OS 412, 422   
One   
LCN having general circulation in municipality   
Not less than 10, no more than 30 days prior to the date set therein for the authorization
11.
Notice of intent to transfer sinking fund surplus to general fund.
62 OS 445   
One     LCN in the municipality or in county if no LCN in city, town, or school district
   
Prior to making the transfer
12.
Notice of district court hearing on application for order authorizing transfer of sinking fund to general fund.
62 OS 447
Two consecutive weekly issues   
LCN of general circulation throughout county   
Prior to the date of the hearing
13.
Warrants — Treasurer publishes notice of monies on hand to pay registered warrants.
62 OS 475
One   
One issue of a newspaper   
When money is on hand to pay warrants
14.
Notice of ability to pay registered warrants.
62 OS 553   
One   
LCN of general circulation in Oklahoma County
   
Every 60 days
15.
Notice of any election upon the question of issuing bonds which if approved would require ad valorem tax levy or pledging the full faith and credit of the state.
62 OS 574   
One   
LCN of general circulation in area where inset said bond issued proceeds are to be expended
   
Prior to the election
16.
A vote on public trust issuance of revenue bonds.
62 OS 654   


Once a week for four consecutive weeks   
LCN within the municipality or county   
Last publication to be not less than 10 days prior to the date of said election
17.
Notice of election for issuing general obligation bonds to finance low-interest loans.
62 OS 690.10
Once a week for two consecutive weeks
   
LCN   
First publication at least 30 days prior to election
18.
Notice of time, place and when bids will be received on municipal or county bonds.
62 OS 804  
Once a week for two consecutive weeks   
LCN in such political subdivision   
Sale shall not be conducted less than 10 days after the first publication
19.
Notice of public hearing on proposed adoption of project plan or subsequent amendment.
62 OS 859  
One     LCN with circulation in city, town, or county
   
No later than 14 days before the date of the public hearing
20.
Report on ad valorem tax levies on real property 62 OS 867   

One   
LCN in general circulation in city, town, or county   
At the time of submitting the reports which are due on or before the 90th day following end of each fiscal year
21.
Notice of filing an apparent sufficiency or insufficiency of initiative or referendum petition.
62 OS 868
At least one   
LCN in municipality or county   
After a physical count of the number of signatures appearing on the petition

Public Health and Safety

"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 election to authorize levy.
63 OS 1-224
At least one issue each week for four weeks
LCN having general circulation in county

Prior to the date fixed for the election
2.
Notice of election to authorize issuance of bonds to construct and equip hospital or health facility.
63 OS 1-719
Two successive weeks in weekly or daily   
LCN having general circulation in subdivision   
Prior the election
3.
Notice of intent to make final determination on acquisition of long care facility.
63 OS 1-852
One   
LCN of general circulation near the facility and LCN of general circulation in area where application is available for public inspection
Before making a final determination on an acquisition application
4.
Controlled Dangerous Substances — Seizure, forfeiture and disposition of property — Notice of seizure upon owner or interested parties whose addresses are not known.
63 OS 2-506
One   
LCN in county where seizure was made
   
As soon as possible, at least 45 days prior to the date of the hearing
5.
Controlled Dangerous Substances — Seized Property — Disposition — Notice of hearing of petition for sale of seized property.
63 OS 2-508
One
   
LCN in county where seizure was made
   
At least 10 days prior to the date of the hearing
6.
Notice of need for housing authority and number of housing units proposed.
63 OS 1055   

One   
LCN in area where need is certified   
When governing body declares need for housing exists said declaration or need final if not protested within 30 days of said notice
7.
Notice of public hearing to consider proposed public housing project.
63 OS 1061   
One   
LCN within jurisdiction of housing authority
   
At least 10 days and not more than 30 days prior to said hearing
8.
Eye banks — Notice of application for permit to operate an eye bank.
63 OS 2210
One; shall cause public notice to be published     LCN where eye bank is to be located and where application is available for inspection
75 days before permit issued
9.
University Hospitals Authority/-University Hospitals Trust — Hearing by Supreme Court to approve the issuance of bonds. Notice of hearing and right to protest.
63 OS 3217
   

One   
Newspaper of general circulation in the state
At least once 10 days before a hearing
10.
University Hospitals Authority/-University Hospitals Trust — Hearing by Supreme Court to approve any agreement for lease or operation of University Hospitals. Notice of hearing and right to protest.
63 OS 3225  
One   
Newspaper of general circulation in the state   
At least once 10 days before a hearing

Public Lands

"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 by Commissioners of Land office of intent to sell oil and gas or other mineral  leases on public lands.
64 OS 1020    
One   
Two LCNs, one in county where land located, the other of general circulation in state
   
Not less than 30 days prior to the lease
2.
Notice of intent to sell
Commissioners of the Land office public state or school lands.
64 OS 1047
Four consecutive issues   
At least one weekly LCN in county where said lands are situated   
Prior to such sale
3.
Advertisement of the sale by Commissioners of the Land office of lands and improvements.
64 OS 1054

One   
LCN in county where land situated   
15 days prior to the date of sale
4.
Notice of the Commissioner of Land office auction of oil and gas leases.
64 OS 1063  
One     Two LCNs, one in county where land located, the other of general circulation in state
   
Not less than 30 days prior to the lease
5.
Notice of public sale of leases of public lands.
64 OS 1082
For two weeks   
LCN in county where land situated   
Prior to receiving bids
6.
Notice of the filing of petition to lease oil and to execute oil and gas lease for abandoned municipality.
64 OS 1083

Three successive issues   
Weekly LCN in county where abandoned municipality located   
First publication to be not less than 25 days prior to said hearing
7.
Commissioners of the Land Office notice of accepting competitive bids for mineral lease.
64 OS 1091
At least one   
LCN in county where land located   
Prior to accepting bids

Railroads

"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 condemnation by a railroad.
66 OS 53
Once a week for two consecutive weeks
LCN in county where petition filed Upon application and 10 days before selection of commissioners
2.
Notice of intention to provide railroad right of way for road improvements district.
66 OS 63
One      LCN within
said road improvement district   
Immediately upon the filing of a proposal
3.
Notice of intent to purchase abandoned railroad real property or bankrupt railroad property.
66 OS 65
For two consecutive weeks   
LCN in county where real property located   
Prior to purchase

Records

"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 the destruction of public record of plat or map.
67 OS 15
For the period of four weeks
One or more LCN Hearing to be held not less than four weeks from the first publication
2.
Notice of filing of petition to establish and confirm title to realty where records destroyed.
67 OS 44
Four weeks successively
LCN
First insertion to be at least 30 days prior to term of court

Revenue and Taxation

"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. Public auction of property, real or personal, bought by state for unpaid state taxes, after one year redemption period has elapsed.
68 OS 231
One
LCN in the county where property is located Sale may be made after giving 30 days notice
2.
Notice of suspension and forfeiture of license for failure to file franchise tax report and pay taxes.
68 OS 1212
One   
LCN of general circulation in the county in which general business office of each such corporation, association or organization is located
Immediately upon receipt from Tax Commission
3.
Notice by County Assessor of date and hours of day of visit to each city, town or other place he will meet taxpayers to take lists of personal property and receive homestead exemption applications.
68 OS 2836   
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days prior to date of County Assessor’s appearance (notice may be published in manner of commercial advertising, rather than legal notice, and paid up to rates prevalent in the area for commercial advertising)
4.
Notice by Board of Equalization of increase or decrease in valuation of property.
68 OS 2882
At least one time each week for two consecutive weeks   
At least one LCN
   
Prior to implementation of increase or decrease
5.
Publication of financial statements and itemized statements of estimated needs and probable income from sources including ad valorem tax for current fiscal year of County Commissioners, city and town governing bodies, and boards of education of school districts.
68 OS 3002
One   
In newspaper published in such political subdivision; if no such newspaper then LCN
   
Prior to or within five days of filing deadline as follows: counties on or before August 17; incorporated towns by August 22; cities by August 27; and school districts by October 1 — or within five days after filing with county excise board by above dates
6.
Publication of estimate of needs by County Excise Board when estimate submitted improperly or inadequately by political subdivisions.
68 OS 3007
One in weekly — two consecutive issues of daily newspaper.   
LCN   
As soon as possible
7.
Notice of time and place for hearings by County Excise Board where taxpayers may appear and be heard for or against statements of estimated needs as certified by political subdivisions.
68 OS 3013
One   
LCN   
As determined by County Excise Board at its first annual meeting
8.
Notice of request for supplemental appropriations by political subdivisions.
68 OS 3021
At least one   
LCN   
At least three days prior to date Excise Board considers request
9.
Publication by County Clerk that budgets and levies of political subdivisions are on file in his office for the inspection of any citizen.
68 OS 3022
One   
LCN   
Immediately after copy of budgets and levies received by County Clerk
10.
Notice of illegality of any levy by political subdivision and that refund will be made of excess tax collected.
68 OS 3030
One   
LCN   
Within 30 days from final determination of the illegality of all levies
11.
Publication by County Treasurer of names and addresses of persons owing delinquent personal property taxes stating amount due and if not paid within 30 days from date of publication shall be certified to County Clerk as tax lien.
68 OS 3102
One   
LCN   
Within 60 days after April 1, and at least 30 days prior to docketing of personal tax lien
12.
Notice of sale of real property for delinquent taxes and special assessments by County Treasurer.
68 OS 3106
Once each week for two consecutive weeks   
LCN in the county to be designated by the County Treasurer   
Prior to the third Friday in September preceding the sale
13.
Notice of resale of real estate that was purchased by the county at delinquent tax sale and unredeemed for two years from date of sale.
68 OS 3127
Once a week for four consecutive weeks   
LCN to be designated by the County Treasurer   
Preceding such sale
14.
Sale of property acquired by the county under provisions of the resale tax laws.
68 OS 3135
Once a week for three consecutive weeks   
LCN   
Preceding the sale

Roads, Bridges and Ferries

"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 intent by county commissioners to open, establish, reserve, or condemn roads on section lines.
69 OS 646
Once per week for three consecutive weeks
LCN where hearing to be held At least 21 days prior to hearing date
2.
Transportation Commission bid notice for lands, materials, equipment, and supplies.
69 OS 1001
   
Two consecutive issues   
Weekly LCN where land situated   
Prior to bided reception
3.
Notice by Department of Public Highways of land condemnation.
69 OS 1203
Two   
LCN in general circulation in county   
10 days prior to summoning "commissioners" where "non-resident, unknown heirs" or others cannot be located
4.
Notice of time to protest resolution of necessity for limited access road.
69 OS 1307   

Six consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
   

LCN having general circulation in city    Owners have 15 days after last publication to file written protest
5.
Notice of solicitation for sealed proposals for furnishing materials and performing work and construction of limited access facility.
69 OS 1310
Two consecutive Thursday issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
   

LCN in city or county   
Prior to consideration by the governing body
6.
Notice of hearing on complaints to Commissioner’s report on assessment for limited access road.
69 OS 1317   
Five consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
   
LCN in city or county    
Time fixed for hearing shall be not less than five, no more than 15 days from date of last publication
7.
Notice of hearing on assessments for cost of acquisition of condemned property.
69 OS 1321 
Five consecutive issues of daily or two consecutive issues of weekly
   
LCN in city or county   
Time fixed for hearing shall not be less than 5, no more than 15 days from date of last publication
8.
Oklahoma Turnpike Commission — Notice of contracts for construction work.
69 OS 1705
Two consecutive weekly issues
   
Newspaper in county where work is to be done   
No date given. Assume prior to date bids closed
9.
Notice by Oklahoma Turnpike Authority of land condemnation.
69 OS 1708
Two   
LCN   
Upon petition and 10 days before selection of commissioners
10.
Hearing on judicial determination of validity of turnpike bonds.
69 OS 1718  
One   
LCN in state   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing

Schools

"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. Annual preliminary estimates of the amounts of money and tax rates needed for school district for ensuing fiscal year and call for elections.
70 OS 5-134
One
LCN having general circulation in the district At least 10 days before any necessary approval election
2.
Notice of hearing on school district budget.
70 OS 5-155
   
One   
LCN in school district   
Not less than five days before the date of the hearing
3.
Notice of date to submit claims against unencumbant balances of board of education.
70 OS 5-187
Two consecutive times in daily or once in weekly   
LCN in the school district   
Prior to the date for submission of claims
4.
Annexation of all or part of school district — Election.
70 OS 7-101; 70 OS 15-102
   

One     LCN of general
circulation in the district   
At least 10 days prior to the election
5.
Time and place of election to authorize issuance of bonds.
70 OS 15-102
One   
LCN   
At least 10 days before such election
6.
Advertisement for sealed bids for school textbooks by State Textbook Commission.
70 OS 16-103
Determined by Textbook Commission   
Determined by Textbook Commission   
At least two weeks prior to meeting, manner determined by Textbook Commission
7.
Sale of revenue bonds by Oklahoma Educational Television Authority.
70 OS 23-109 
Two successive weeks   
Daily newspaper of general circulation in state   
Thursday issue for two successive weeks – Sale not less than 10 days after first publication
8.
Judicial approval of Oklahoma Educational Television Authority bonds — Notice of date of hearing by Supreme Court and right to file protest against issuance of bonds and contest legality thereof.
70 OS 23-120
One   
LCN of general circulation
in the state   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing
9.
Application for approval of stadium and sports arena by independent school districts in which is included a city of not less than 140,000 according to last Federal Census — Notice of date of hearing by Supreme Court — Right to file protest against issuance of bonds and contest legality thereof.
70 OS 821.8
One   
LCN of general circulation in the independent school district   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing
10.
Junior College construction bonds — Approval by Supreme Court — Notice that persons may file protests against and contest legality thereof.
70 OS 2210
One     Newspaper of general circulation in the state
   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing
11.
Supreme Court approval of bonds of universities, colleges, schools, and institutions — Notice that persons may file protests against and contest legality thereof.
70 OS 4011
One   
Newspaper of general circulation in state
   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing
12.
Sale of oil and gas lease by Board of Regents of any state educational institution — Advertisement that sale will be made to the highest and best bidders.
70 OS 4301
For three weeks   
LCN in county where lands are located   
For a period of three weeks prior to sale

State Capital and Capitol Building

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


SUBJECT AND CITATION

NUMBER OF TIMES PUBLISHED

WHERE PUBLISHED

WHEN PUBLISHED

1. State capitol and capitol building bond sale notice.
73 OS 155
At least two consecutive weeks
LCN having general circulation in state At least 30 days prior to the date fixed for such sale
2.
Hearing on application of Oklahoma capitol improvement authority to issue bonds.
73 OS 160
One   
LCN in state   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date named for the hearing

State Government

"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 intent to lease for oil and gas drilling lands belonging to state located on penal institution.
74 OS 97
One
Two LCN’s; one published in Oklahoma County and the other in the counties where the land is located Not less than 15 days prior to the intended lease
2.
Notice of intention to sell oil and gas mineral leases by the Office of Public Affairs.
74 OS 98
A period of at least 21 days   
LCN in county where lands are located   
Prior to sale
3.
Department of Central Services notice of intent to sell oil and gas leases.
74 OS 107
Period of three weeks   
LCN in county where land is located    
Prior to sale
4.
Notice of intent to sell capital building lands not used by state.
74 OS 128.2   
One or more     LCN in Oklahoma County
   
Not less than 30 days prior to date of sale
5.
Notice of sell to dispose of real property owned state.
74 OS 129.4   
At least three consecutive weeks   
LCN in county or counties where property located   
Solicit bids within three weeks after last notice published
6.
Notice of intent to sell property ceased as evidence when owner does not claim.
74 OS 150.11
One issue   
LCN in Oklahoma County   
At least five days prior to the auction
7.
Notice of Oklahoma Industrial Finance Authority to issue and sell bonds.
74 OS 856   
One   
LCN of general circulation in state   
Not less than 10 days prior to the date of the hearing on the application
8.
Notice of intent of the Oklahoma Tourism Recreation Commission to sell mineral leases.
74 OS 1850
Period of three weeks   
LCN in county where lands located   
Prior to sale
9.
Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority application to approve bond issue.
74 OS 5228
One   
LCN in state   
Prior to hearing

Statutes and Reports

"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. Publication of secretary proclamation that Oklahoma statutes 2001 have become effective.
75 OS 179
One
LCN of general circulation in state Upon publication of 2000 sets of such statutes
2. Special or local law cannot be considered without publication.
Okla. Const. art V, § 32
Four consecutive weeks In city or county affected. Prior to Legislative consideration

Water and Water Rights

"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. Hearing on notice of application for water permit.
82 OS 105.11
Once a week for two consecutive weeks
LCN in county of the point of diversion and LCN of general circulation in adjacent downstream county and any other counties designated by board Prior to the hearing
2.
Notice of application and hearing to severe and transfer water rights.
82 OS 105.22  
Once a week for two consecutive weeks     LCN in county or counties where each track of land located
   
Final publication notice shall proceed the date of hearing by at least 30 days
3.
Notice of intent of the United States to appropriate water.
82 OS 105.29   
At least two newspapers     LCN in each county or counties in which the stream system or systems are located
   
At least 30 days prior to the date set for the hearing
4.
Notice of hearing on petition to establish proposed water district.
82 OS 277.4   
Two consecutive weeks     LCN in each county containing lands within boundaries of proposed district
   
Hearing date shall be set no earlier than 30 days after the last publication date of said notice
5.
Petition to organize irrigation flood control reforestation or soil erosion prevention districts.
82 OS 502  
Two successive weeks     LCN where any part of proposed district is located
   
Prior to taking action on the petition
6.
Notice of bids on conservancy district contracts exceeding $50,000.00.
82 OS 569   
Once a week for three consecutive weeks     LCN in each county where any part of work under terms of contract is to be performed
    
Bids excepted on date of last publication shall not be less than
14 days from first publication
7.
Notice of hearing on proposed annexation to master water conservation district.
82 OS 667   
Once each week for three consecutive weeks
   
LCN having general circulation in territory  
Last publication at least 10 days prior to the date of such hearing
8.
Notice of hearing on annual yield of ground water basin or sub basin.
82 OS 1020.6    
At least once per week for two consecutive weeks   
LCN in each county having lands that overlie the basin or sub basin
   
The last publication shall be at least 30 prior to the date of the hearing
9.
The notice of hearing on additional classification of waters.
82 OS 1085.30
At least two consecutive weeks   
LCN in county or counties in the area affected   
Prior to the hearing
10.
Notice of intent to conduct weather modifications.
82 OS 1087.13   

Two consecutive weeks     LCN in county or counties where operation to be conducted and  where area is to be affected
   
Prior to authorizing weather modifications
11.
Notice of election on assessment to conduct weather modification.
82 OS 1087.24
   

Once weekly for four weeks   
LCN    
Prior to the auction
12.
Notice of hearing on appraisal to conduct weather modification.
82 OS 1087.26
For two weeks   
LCN   
Prior to the hearing
13.
Notice of election to accept obligations of a port authority.
82 OS 1102
Once a week for two successive weeks   
LCN   
First publication must be at least ten days prior to the election
14.
Notice of port authority construction contract exceeding $25,000 bids.
82 OS 1112 (61 OS 102 ¶6)
Two consecutive weekly issues
  
LCN in county where work to be done   
Twenty days prior to bid opening
15.
Notice of auction on water rights bonds.
82 OS 1133   
At least once a week for two successive weeks     LCN in county where principle office support authority located
   
At least 14 days in advance of the time of receiving bids
16.
Notice of hearing on petition concerning rural water sewer gas and solid waste management districts.
82 OS 1324.5   
Two consecutive weeks     LCN in each county containing lands embraced within the boundaries of proposed district
   
Prior to leaving
17.
Notice of hearing on petition to organize rural water sewer gas and solid waste management districts.
82 OS 1324.32
At least one day   
LCN in county or counties embraced in the proposed district   
10 days prior to the hearing
18.
Scenic River Commission — Notice of proposed “scenic river area” — Notice must include map or drawing of proposed area and time and place of meeting in each county affected.
82 OS 1458
   
Reasonable   

LCN in counties affected by the proposed “scenic river area”
   
Before “scenic river area” proposal can be taken to the legislature

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