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Article - Local Government


    (a)    Subject to subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the legislative body of a municipality may enlarge its boundaries by annexation as provided in this subtitle.

    (b)    The power of annexation applies only to land that:

        (1)    is contiguous and adjoining to the existing boundaries of the municipality; and

        (2)    does not create an unincorporated area that is bounded on all sides by:

            (i)    real property presently in the boundaries of the municipality;

            (ii)    real property proposed to be in the boundaries of the municipality as a result of the proposed annexation; or

            (iii)    any combination of real property described in item (i) or (ii) of this item.

    (c)    A municipality may not annex land that is in another municipality.

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