Section 11-42-6

Bill to contain accurate description of territory and plat or map; copies of map to be furnished to judge of probate; notice of intention to apply for local law annexing territory.

(a) Any bill introduced in the legislature which attempts to annex territory to any municipality or to otherwise change the boundary lines of any municipality shall contain an accurate description of the territory proposed to be annexed to or removed from such municipality together with a plat or map of such territory attached; showing its relationship to the corporate limits of the municipality to which such territory is proposed to be annexed. Copies of such map shall also be furnished to the judge of probate for the county or counties wherein the territory proposed to be annexed to or removed from the municipality is located.

(b) The publication of notice of intention to apply for any local law annexing territory to any municipality or otherwise changing the boundary lines of any municipality shall, in addition to all other requirements provided by law, state that a map showing what territory is to be annexed to or removed from such municipality is on file in the office of the judge of probate in the county or counties wherein such territory is located and that such map is open to the inspection of the public.

(Acts 1986, No. 86-535, p. 1038.)