Section 11-42-42

Certification and filing of resolution and map or plat of territory to be annexed with probate judge.

(a) The mayor or other executive head of the city shall certify a copy of such resolution to the judge of probate of the county in which the land proposed to be brought into the city is situated, and said certified resolution shall have attached thereto a plat or map of the territory proposed to be brought into the corporate limits of the city, which certified resolution and plat or map shall be filed with the judge of probate.

(b) The plat or map filed with the certified copy of the resolution as required in subsection (a) of this section shall show the boundary of the territory proposed to be taken into the city, which territory must be contiguous to the boundary of the city at some point and may extend to or around the boundary line of any other city, but is not to embrace any territory within the corporate limits of another city.

(Code 1907, §§1077, 1089; Code 1923, §§1771, 1783; Code 1940, T. 37, §§140, 152.)