Authors: Representative Rick Niemeyer
Sponsors: Senator Ed Charbonneau
Co-Sponsors: Senator Lonnie Randolph
Allows a municipality to annex property that is not contiguous to the municipality and is occupied by: (1) a municipally owned or operated wastewater treatment facility or water treatment facility; or (2) a police station of the municipality. Provides that if a municipality annexes such territory, the municipality may annex additional territory to enlarge the territory for the use of the wastewater treatment facility or water treatment facility only if the county legislative body approves that use of the additional territory by ordinance. Provides that certain municipalities may appeal an annexation on the basis that the annexed territory is not contiguous to the annexing municipality. Specifies that certain annexed territory may not be considered a part of the municipality for purposes of annexing additional territory and may not be considered a part of the corporate boundaries of the municipality for certain purposes under zoning laws.