Chapter 35.13 RCW

ANNEXATION OF UNINCORPORATED AREAS

Sections
Actions subject to review by boundary review board.
Annexations beyond urban growth areas prohibited.
Authority for annexation.
Election methodResolution for electionContents of resolution.
Election methodPetition for electionSignersRate of assessment in annexed areaComprehensive planCommunity municipal corporationFiling and approvalCosts.
Election methodPetition for electionContent.
Election methodHearingNotice.
Election methodPetition or resolution for electionOthers covering same area barred from consideration, withdrawal.
Election methodFixing date of election.
Election methodConduct of election.
Election methodNotice of election.
Election methodVote requiredProposition for assumption of indebtednessCertification.
Election methodVote required for annexation with assumption of indebtednessWithout assumption of indebtedness.
Election methodOrdinances required upon voter approvalAssumption of indebtedness.
Election methodEffective date of annexation or annexation and comprehensive plan or annexation and creation of community municipal corporation, taxation of area annexed.
Election method is alternative.
Direct petition methodCommencement of proceedingsNotice to legislative bodyMeetingAssumption of indebtednessComprehensive plan.
Direct petition methodPetitionSignersContent.
Direct petition methodNotice of hearing.
Direct petition methodOrdinance providing for annexation.
Direct petition methodEffective date of annexation or annexation and comprehensive planAssessment, taxation of territory annexed.
Termination of annexation proceedings in cities over four hundred thousandDeclarations of termination filed by property owners.
Direct petition method is alternative.
Review boardConveningComposition.
When review procedure may be dispensed with.
Determination by review boardFactors consideredFiling of findings.
Date for annexation election if review board's determination favorable.
Territory subject to annexation proposalWhen annexation by another city or incorporation allowed.
Comprehensive land use plan for area to be annexedContentsPurpose.
Comprehensive land use plan for area to be annexedHearings on proposed planNoticeFiling.
Annexation for municipal purposes.
Annexation of unincorporated island of territoryResolutionNotice of hearing.
Annexation of unincorporated island of territoryReferendumElection.
Annexation of unincorporated island of territoryNotice, hearing.
Annexation of federal areas by first-class city.
Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and towns.
Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and townsAnnexation ordinanceProvisions.
Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and townsAuthority over annexed territory.
Annexation of fire districtsTransfer of employees.
Annexation of fire districtsTransfer of employeesRights and benefits.
Annexation of fire districtsTransfer of employeesNoticeTime limitation.
Annexation of territory served by fire districts, interlocal agreement processAnnexation of fire districts, transfer of employees.
Annexation of fire districtsOwnership of assets of fire protection districtOutstanding indebtedness not affected.
Fire protection and safety in proposed annexed territoryReport request.
Fire protection servicesBenefit chargeResolutionExemptionsDefinitions.
Determining population of annexed territoryCertificateAs basis for allocation of state fundsRevised certificate.
Taxes collected in annexed territoryNotification of annexation.
Cancellation, acquisition of franchise or permit for operation of public service business in territory annexedRegulation of solid waste collection.
When right-of-way may be includedUse of right-of-way line as corporate boundary.
Boundary line adjustmentPurposeDefinition.
Boundary line adjustmentAgreementNot subject to review.
Boundary line adjustmentWhen adjustment requiredLimitationNot subject to review.
Boundary line adjustmentAgreement pending incorporationLimitationNot subject to review.
Boundary line adjustmentInclusion or exclusion of remaining portion of parcelWhen subject to reviewDefinition.
Providing annexation information to public.
Transfer of county sheriff's employeesPurpose.
Transfer of county sheriff's employeesWhen authorized.
Transfer of county sheriff's employeesConditions, limitations.
Transfer of county sheriff's employeesRules.
Transfer of county sheriff's employeesNotification of right to transferTime for filing transfer request.
Alternative direct petition methodCommencement of proceedingsNotice to legislative bodyMeetingAssumption of indebtednessComprehensive plan.
Alternative direct petition methodPetitionSignersContent.
Alternative direct petition methodNotice of hearing.
Alternative direct petition methodOrdinance providing for annexation.
Alternative direct petition methodEffective date of annexation and comprehensive planAssessment, taxation of territory annexed.
Alternative direct petition methodMethod is alternative.
Annexation of territory within urban growth areasInterlocal agreementPublic hearingOrdinance providing for annexation.
Annexation of territory within urban growth areasCounty may initiate process with other cities or townsInterlocal agreementPublic hearingOrdinanceReferendumElection, when necessary.
Annexation of territory used for an agricultural fair.
Annexation of territory within regional transit authorities.
Application 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.