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Chapter 35.13 RCW

ANNEXATION OF UNINCORPORATED AREAS

RCW 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 method -- Resolution for election -- Contents of resolution.
35.13.020Election method -- Petition for election -- Signers -- Rate of assessment in annexed area -- Comprehensive plan -- Community municipal corporation -- Filing and approval -- Costs.
35.13.030Election method -- Petition for election -- Content.
35.13.040Election method -- Hearing -- Notice.
35.13.050Election method -- Petition or resolution for election -- Others covering same area barred from consideration, withdrawal.
35.13.060Election method -- Fixing date of election.
35.13.070Election method -- Conduct of election.
35.13.080Election method -- Notice of election.
35.13.090Election method -- Vote required -- Proposition for assumption of indebtedness -- Certification.
35.13.095Election method -- Vote required for annexation with assumption of indebtedness -- Without assumption of indebtedness.
35.13.100Election method -- Ordinances required upon voter approval -- Assumption of indebtedness.
35.13.110Election method -- Effective 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 method -- Commencement of proceedings -- Notice to legislative body -- Meeting -- Assumption of indebtedness -- Comprehensive plan.
35.13.130Direct petition method -- Petition -- Signers -- Content.
35.13.140Direct petition method -- Notice of hearing.
35.13.150Direct petition method -- Ordinance providing for annexation.
35.13.160Direct petition method -- Effective date of annexation or annexation and comprehensive plan -- Assessment, taxation of territory annexed.
35.13.165Termination of annexation proceedings in cities over four hundred thousand -- Declarations of termination filed by property owners.
35.13.170Direct petition method is alternative.
35.13.171Review board -- Convening -- Composition.
35.13.172When review procedure may be dispensed with.
35.13.173Determination by review board -- Factors considered -- Filing of findings.
35.13.174Date for annexation election if review board's determination favorable.
35.13.176Territory subject to annexation proposal -- When annexation by another city or incorporation allowed.
35.13.177Comprehensive land use plan for area to be annexed -- Contents -- Purpose.
35.13.178Comprehensive land use plan for area to be annexed -- Hearings on proposed plan -- Notice -- Filing.
35.13.180Annexation for municipal purposes.
35.13.182Annexation of unincorporated island of territory -- Resolution -- Notice of hearing.
35.13.1821Annexation of unincorporated island of territory -- Referendum -- Election.
35.13.1822Annexation of unincorporated island of territory -- Notice, 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 towns -- Annexation ordinance -- Provisions.
35.13.210Annexation of federal areas by second-class cities and towns -- Authority over annexed territory.
35.13.215Annexation of fire districts -- Transfer of employees.
35.13.225Annexation of fire districts -- Transfer of employees -- Rights and benefits.
35.13.235Annexation of fire districts -- Transfer of employees -- Notice -- Time limitation.
35.13.238Annexation of territory served by fire districts, interlocal agreement process -- Annexation of fire districts, transfer of employees.
35.13.249Annexation of fire districts -- Ownership of assets of fire protection district -- Outstanding indebtedness not affected.
35.13.252Fire protection and safety in proposed annexed territory -- Report request.
35.13.256Fire protection services -- Benefit charge -- Resolution -- Exemptions -- Definitions.
35.13.260Determining population of annexed territory -- Certificate -- As basis for allocation of state funds -- Revised certificate.
35.13.270Taxes collected in annexed territory -- Notification of annexation.
35.13.280Cancellation, acquisition of franchise or permit for operation of public service business in territory annexed -- Regulation of solid waste collection.
35.13.290When right-of-way may be included -- Use of right-of-way line as corporate boundary.
35.13.300Boundary line adjustment -- Purpose -- Definition.
35.13.310Boundary line adjustment -- Agreement -- Not subject to review.
35.13.320Boundary line adjustment -- When adjustment required -- Limitation -- Not subject to review.
35.13.330Boundary line adjustment -- Agreement pending incorporation -- Limitation -- Not subject to review.
35.13.340Boundary line adjustment -- Inclusion or exclusion of remaining portion of parcel -- When subject to review -- Definition.
35.13.350Providing annexation information to public.
35.13.360Transfer of county sheriff's employees -- Purpose.
35.13.370Transfer of county sheriff's employees -- When authorized.
35.13.380Transfer of county sheriff's employees -- Conditions, limitations.
35.13.390Transfer of county sheriff's employees -- Rules.
35.13.400Transfer of county sheriff's employees -- Notification of right to transfer -- Time for filing transfer request.
35.13.410Alternative direct petition method -- Commencement of proceedings -- Notice to legislative body -- Meeting -- Assumption of indebtedness -- Comprehensive plan.
35.13.420Alternative direct petition method -- Petition -- Signers -- Content.
35.13.430Alternative direct petition method -- Notice of hearing.
35.13.440Alternative direct petition method -- Ordinance providing for annexation.
35.13.450Alternative direct petition method -- Effective date of annexation and comprehensive plan -- Assessment, taxation of territory annexed.
35.13.460Alternative direct petition method -- Method is alternative.
35.13.470Annexation of territory within urban growth areas -- Interlocal agreement -- Public hearing -- Ordinance providing for annexation.
35.13.480Annexation of territory within urban growth areas -- County may initiate process with other cities or towns -- Interlocal agreement -- Public hearing -- Ordinance -- Referendum -- Election, 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.