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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 110 . Municipal Boundary Changes
Section 90. Needs of the territory

3 AAC 110.090. Needs of the territory

(a) The territory must exhibit a reasonable need for city government. In this regard, the commission may consider relevant factors, including

(1) existing or reasonably anticipated social or economic conditions, including the extent to which residential and commercial growth of the community has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur beyond the existing boundaries of the city;

(2) existing or reasonably anticipated health, safety, and general welfare conditions;

(3) existing or reasonably anticipated economic development;

(4) adequacy of existing services;

(5) extraterritorial powers of the city to which the territory is proposed to be annexed and extraterritorial powers of nearby municipalities; and

(6) whether residents or property owners within the territory receive, or may be reasonably expected to receive, directly or indirectly, the benefit of services and facilities provided by the annexing city.

(b) Territory may not be annexed to a city if essential city services can be provided more efficiently and more effectively by another existing city or by an organized borough on an areawide basis or non-areawide basis, or through an existing borough service area.

History: Eff. 7/31/92, Register 123; am 5/19/2002, Register 162

Authority: Art. X, sec. 12,

Ak Const.

AS 29.06.040

AS 44.33.812


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