Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-4734. Standards to be met before annexation can occur. A municipal governing body may extend the municipal corporate limits to include any area which meets the following standards:
     (1) It must be contiguous to the municipality's boundaries at the time the annexation proceeding is begun.
     (2) No part of the area may be included within the boundary of another incorporated municipality.
     (3) It must be included within and the proposed annexation must conform to a comprehensive plan as prescribed in Title 76, chapter 1.
     (4) No part of the area may be included within the boundary, as existing at the inception of such attempted annexation, of any fire district organized under any of the provisions of part 21, chapter 33, if the fire district was originally organized at least 10 years prior to the inception of such attempted annexation. However, a single-ownership piece of land may be transferred from a fire district to a municipality by annexation as provided in 7-33-2127.

     History: En. 11-519 by Sec. 6, Ch. 364, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 81, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 11-519(1), (2).

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