368.12  Dismissal.

The board may dismiss a petition only if it finds that the petition does not meet the requirements of this chapter, or that substantially the same incorporation, discontinuance, or boundary adjustment has been disapproved by a committee formed to consider the proposal, or by the voters, within the two years prior to the date the petition is filed with the board, or that the territory to be annexed, or a portion of that territory, has been voluntarily annexed under section 368.7. The board shall file for record a statement of each dismissal and the reason for it, and shall promptly notify the parties to the proceeding of its decision.

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, 79, 81, § 368.12]

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 250, §7

Internal References

  Referred to in § 368.3, 368.20, 524.1202

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