Section 11-42-57

Exemption from taxation of territory annexed and property therein.

All territory brought within the corporate limits of a city under the provisions of this article and all property having a situs within such territory shall be exempt from city taxation or the payment of taxes to the city for the period of not less than 10 nor more than 15 years from the time when such territory is brought within the corporate limits of the city, which period of exemption shall be fixed in the resolution passed by the council or governing body of the city authorized under the provisions of section 11-42-41, except as provided in sections 11-42-58 and 11-42-59.

(Code 1907, §1090; Code 1923, §1784; Code 1940, T. 37, §153.)