§ 72.030 Third class cities
§ 72.040 Fourth class cities — villages may vote to become.
§ 72.050 Villages — certain towns declared to be, when — villages may vote to become …
§ 72.060 May cause census to be taken, when
§ 72.070 Election by city or town to become city of different class — village …
§ 72.080 Cities and towns may be incorporated in their respective classes — …
§ 72.090 Unincorporated city entitled to become third class city — may incorporate …
§ 72.100 City or town situated on county line
§ 72.110 Jurisdiction to remain same
§ 72.120 Rights of property retained
§ 72.130 No incorporation within two miles of existing city, where, exceptions
§ 72.132 Signers to state name, address and date when signing petition — time limit …
§ 72.135 Resubmission within year prohibited
§ 72.140 Reorganization to take effect, when — officers hold, how long.
§ 72.150 Certain adjoining municipalities may consolidate — certain cities to comply …
§ 72.153 Cities separated by street or stream may consolidate as though contiguous
§ 72.155 Consolidation ordinance when initiated by municipality — contents.
§ 72.160 Petition of voters for election — county commission to order election, how …
§ 72.163 Petition for consolidation, contents, verification
§ 72.165 County commission to submit question, when
§ 72.167 Approval of municipality of petition by citizens, procedure on — …
§ 72.170 Form of ballot
§ 72.180 Consolidation effective, when — more than two cities, vote against, effect.
§ 72.185 Charter commission to recommend name and form of government of consolidated ..
§ 72.195 Bonded indebtedness of municipalities to become debt of consolidated ..
§ 72.200 Elections governed by laws governing bond issue elections
§ 72.205 Three-year limit on elections on petition of citizens
§ 72.210 Two or more cities may consolidate — procedure.
§ 72.220 Procedure — form of ballot to be used.
§ 72.300 Absorption of municipalities authorized (certain third class counties)
§ 72.305 Resolution to absorb, contents of
§ 72.310 Election, how ordered
§ 72.320 Form of ballot
§ 72.325 Procedure for, and effect of absorption
§ 72.330 Liabilities or legal actions, effect on
§ 72.335 Bonded indebtedness, effect on — notice of indebtedness required in …
§ 72.340 Ordinances, effect on — corporate existence to cease, when.
§ 72.345 Notice of approval of absorption, who to send and receive
§ 72.350 Courts to take judicial notice of absorption
§ 72.400 Definitions
§ 72.401 Law to be exclusive for boundary changes if commission established (St. ..
§ 72.402 Rules and regulations, commission shall promulgate — procedure.
§ 72.403 Powers and duties of commission to review all boundary changes — no changes …
§ 72.405 Boundary changes, approval or disapproval — commission may modify proposal …
§ 72.407 Adoption of boundary change by voters, procedure — unincorporated pocket …
§ 72.408 Limitation on resubmission — void petition, when.
§ 72.409 Boundary change, effective when — transition committee established, …
§ 72.412 Commission independent of county — budget request, appropriation level — …
§ 72.414 Approval of change, governing body to declare a municipality and designate ..
§ 72.416 Civil actions against commission, who may bring, cost and attorneys fees ..
§ 72.418 New city not to provide fire services, when — annexation, continuation of …
§ 72.420 Consolidation of multiple municipalities and unincorporated areas, must be ..
§ 72.422 Petition to remain unincorporated — unincorporated area proposal, procedure …
§ 72.423 Five-year planning cycle, procedures, map plans, review
§ 72.430 Standing for proposed boundary change

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 72

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020