Posts Tagged ‘Involuntary Annexation’

Voluntary Annexation: An Overview

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

“Annexation” is the incorporation of new territory into an existing city. North Carolina allows three methods of annexation:  1) city-initiated (“involuntary”), 2) by petition from property-owners or residents (“voluntary”), and 3) by act of the General Assembly (“legislative”). The General Assembly recently made significant changes in the involuntary annexation statutes, which are summarized in my […]