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  77.020.  City limits may be altered, how. — The mayor and council of such city, with the consent of a majority of the legal voters of such city voting at an election thereof, shall have power to extend the limits of the city over territory adjacent thereto, and to diminish the limits of the city by excluding territory therefrom, and shall, in every case, have power, with the consent of the legal voters as aforesaid, to extend or diminish the city limits in such manner as in their judgment and discretion may redound to the benefit of the city; provided, however, that no election or voter consent shall be required for voluntary annexations or transfers of jurisdiction under chapter 71.


(RSMo 1939 § 6866, A. 1949 H.B. 2027, A.L. 2007 S.B. 22)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 6720; 1919 § 8207; 1909 § 9144


Extension of limits of special charter city to include another city, procedure, 81.080

Procedure for annexation of area to which objection is made, 71.015

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