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Chapter 32. Boundary Changes of Towns and CitiesRead Chapter

  • Article 1. AnnexationRead all
  • § 15.2-3200
    Boundaries of cities and towns to remain as established until changed
    § 15.2-3201
    Temporary restrictions on granting of city charters, filing annexation notices, institutions of annexation proceedings, and county immunity proceedings
    § 15.2-3202
    Ordinance for annexation by city or town; appointment of special court
    § 15.2-3203
    Petition by voters of adjacent territory, or governing body of adjacent county or town, for annexation; voluntary agreement by governing body to reject annexation
    § 15.2-3204
    Notice of motion; service and publication
    § 15.2-3205
    Additional parties
    § 15.2-3206
    Conflicting petitions for same territory; petition seeking territory lying in two or more counties; procedure
    § 15.2-3207
    Pretrial conference; matters considered
    § 15.2-3208
    Assistance of state agencies
    § 15.2-3209
    Hearing and decision
    § 15.2-3210
    Boundary line where territory fronts on river, bay, etc.
    § 15.2-3211
    Powers of court and rules of decision; terms and conditions
    § 15.2-3212
    Determination of value of public improvements
    § 15.2-3213
    Declining to accept annexation on terms and conditions imposed by court
    § 15.2-3214
    Costs
    § 15.2-3215
    County reimbursement for town annexation proceedings
    § 15.2-3216
    Proceedings not to fail for technical or procedural defects or errors
    § 15.2-3217
    (Effective until January 1, 2022) Court granting annexation to exist for ten years
    § 15.2-3217
    (Effective January 1, 2022) Court granting annexation to exist for 10 years
    § 15.2-3218
    Continued existence of court under certain conditions
    § 15.2-3219
    Reduced taxation on real estate in territory added to corporate limits
    § 15.2-3220
    Mandamus and prohibition
    § 15.2-3221
    (Effective until January 1, 2022) Appeals; how heard
    § 15.2-3221
    (Effective January 1, 2022) Appeals; how heard
    § 15.2-3222
    (Effective until January 1, 2022) What order to be entered by Supreme Court
    § 15.2-3222
    (Effective January 1, 2022) What order to be entered by the Supreme Court or the Court of Appeals
    § 15.2-3223
    What order and proceedings clerk to certify, and where same shall be recorded; fees
    § 15.2-3224
    Commissioner of revenue for the county to certify list of real estate in annexed territory to commissioner of revenue
    § 15.2-3225
    County or district officers resident in annexed territory to remain in office; reelection
    § 15.2-3226
    Redistricting and elections in city or town following annexation; registration and transfer of registration of voters in annexed territory
    § 15.2-3227
    (Effective until January 1, 2022) Annexation proceedings final for ten years
    § 15.2-3227
    (Effective January 1, 2022) Annexation proceedings final for 10 years
    § 15.2-3228
    County not to be reduced to insufficient area, population or sources of revenue
    § 15.2-3229
    Annexation of whole town
    § 15.2-3230
    Article not applicable to consolidation of two cities
  • Article 3. Contraction of Corporate LimitsRead all
  • § 15.2-3236
    Council may enact ordinance
    § 15.2-3237
    Application to be made to circuit court; appointment of special court; who may appear against
    § 15.2-3238
    What court may do
    § 15.2-3239
    Certification of real estate list
    § 15.2-3240
    Transfer of registration records
    § 15.2-3241
    Petition for contraction of towns located in two or more counties; appointment of special court
    § 15.2-3242
    Parties defendant and publication of such petition
    § 15.2-3243
    Hearing and order upon such petition
    § 15.2-3244
    (Effective until January 1, 2022) Appeal from such order
    § 15.2-3244
    (Effective January 1, 2022) Appeal from such order
    § 15.2-3245
    Validation of proceedings