Chapter 35.13 RCW

ANNEXATION OF UNINCORPORATED AREAS

Sections

35.13.001Actions subject to review by boundary review board.
35.13.005Annexations beyond urban growth areas prohibited.
35.13.010Authority for annexation.
35.13.015Election methodResolution for electionContents of resolution.
35.13.020Election methodPetition for electionSignersRate of assessment in annexed areaComprehensive planCommunity municipal corporationFiling and approvalCosts.
35.13.030Election methodPetition for electionContent.
35.13.040Election methodHearingNotice.
35.13.050Election methodPetition or resolution for electionOthers covering same area barred from consideration, withdrawal.
35.13.060Election methodFixing date of election.
35.13.070Election methodConduct of election.
35.13.080Election methodNotice of election.
35.13.090Election methodVote requiredProposition for assumption of indebtednessCertification.
35.13.095Election methodVote required for annexation with assumption of indebtednessWithout assumption of indebtedness.
35.13.100Election methodOrdinances required upon voter approvalAssumption of indebtedness.
35.13.110Election methodEffective date of annexation or annexation and comprehensive plan or annexation and creation of community municipal corporation, taxation of area annexed.
35.13.120Election method is alternative.
35.13.125Direct petition methodCommencement of proceedingsNotice to legislative bodyMeetingAssumption of indebtednessComprehensive plan.
35.13.130Direct petition methodPetitionSignersContent.
35.13.140Direct petition methodNotice of hearing.
35.13.150Direct petition methodOrdinance providing for annexation.
35.13.160Direct petition methodEffective date of annexation or annexation and comprehensive planAssessment, taxation of territory annexed.
35.13.165Termination of annexation proceedings in cities over four hundred thousandDeclarations of termination filed by property owners.
35.13.170Direct petition method is alternative.
35.13.171Review boardConveningComposition.
35.13.172When review procedure may be dispensed with.
35.13.173Determination by review boardFactors consideredFiling of findings.
35.13.174Date for annexation election if review board's determination favorable.
35.13.176Territory subject to annexation proposalWhen annexation by another city or incorporation allowed.
35.13.177Comprehensive land use plan for area to be annexedContentsPurpose.
35.13.178Comprehensive land use plan for area to be annexedHearings on proposed planNoticeFiling.
35.13.180Annexation for municipal purposes.
35.13.182Annexation of unincorporated island of territoryResolutionNotice of hearing.
35.13.1821Annexation of unincorporated island of territoryReferendumElection.
35.13.1822Annexation of unincorporated island of territoryNotice, hearing.
35.13.185Annexation of federal areas by first-class city.
35.13.190Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and towns.
35.13.200Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and townsAnnexation ordinanceProvisions.
35.13.210Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and townsAuthority over annexed territory.
35.13.215Annexation of fire districtsTransfer of employees.
35.13.225Annexation of fire districtsTransfer of employeesRights and benefits.
35.13.235Annexation of fire districtsTransfer of employeesNoticeTime limitation.
35.13.238Annexation of territory served by fire districts, interlocal agreement processAnnexation of fire districts, transfer of employees.
35.13.249Annexation of fire districtsOwnership of assets of fire protection districtOutstanding indebtedness not affected.
35.13.252Fire protection and safety in proposed annexed territoryReport request.
35.13.256Fire protection servicesBenefit chargeResolutionExemptionsDefinitions.
35.13.260Determining population of annexed territoryCertificateAs basis for allocation of state fundsRevised certificate.
35.13.270Taxes collected in annexed territoryNotification of annexation.
35.13.280Cancellation, acquisition of franchise or permit for operation of public service business in territory annexedRegulation of solid waste collection.
35.13.290When right-of-way may be includedUse of right-of-way line as corporate boundary.
35.13.300Boundary line adjustmentPurposeDefinition.
35.13.310Boundary line adjustmentAgreementNot subject to review.
35.13.320Boundary line adjustmentWhen adjustment requiredLimitationNot subject to review.
35.13.330Boundary line adjustmentAgreement pending incorporationLimitationNot subject to review.
35.13.340Boundary line adjustmentInclusion or exclusion of remaining portion of parcelWhen subject to reviewDefinition.
35.13.350Providing annexation information to public.
35.13.360Transfer of county sheriff's employeesPurpose.
35.13.370Transfer of county sheriff's employeesWhen authorized.
35.13.380Transfer of county sheriff's employeesConditions, limitations.
35.13.390Transfer of county sheriff's employeesRules.
35.13.400Transfer of county sheriff's employeesNotification of right to transferTime for filing transfer request.
35.13.410Alternative direct petition methodCommencement of proceedingsNotice to legislative bodyMeetingAssumption of indebtednessComprehensive plan.
35.13.420Alternative direct petition methodPetitionSignersContent.
35.13.430Alternative direct petition methodNotice of hearing.
35.13.440Alternative direct petition methodOrdinance providing for annexation.
35.13.450Alternative direct petition methodEffective date of annexation and comprehensive planAssessment, taxation of territory annexed.
35.13.460Alternative direct petition methodMethod is alternative.
35.13.470Annexation of territory within urban growth areasInterlocal agreementPublic hearingOrdinance providing for annexation.
35.13.480Annexation of territory within urban growth areasCounty may initiate process with other cities or townsInterlocal agreementPublic hearingOrdinanceReferendumElection, when necessary.
35.13.490Annexation of territory used for an agricultural fair.
35.13.500Annexation of territory within regional transit authorities.
35.13.900Application of chapter to annexations involving water or sewer service.

NOTES:

Annexation of fire protection district territory: RCW 35.02.190 through 35.02.205.
Consolidation and annexation of cities and towns: Chapter 35.10 RCW.
Local governmental organizations, actions affecting boundaries, review by boundary review board: Chapter 36.93 RCW.
Population determinations: Chapter 43.62 RCW.
Procedure to attack consolidation or annexation affecting a city of the second class: RCW 35.23.545.
Provisions relating to city annexation review boards not applicable where boundary review board created: RCW 36.93.220.
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