The purpose of this publication is to provide a step-by-step guide to the present annexation laws contained in Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated for use by lay persons, city officials, city staff and particularly, local government attorneys.
January 1, 2014
This handbook was drafted by staff of GMA and ACCG, with substantial input from staff at the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, to provide informal guidance to arbitrators of disputes under Article 7, Chapter 36 of Title 36 of the Georgia Code.
January 25, 2008
On May 23, 2007, the governor signed into law HB 2, the "Fair Annexation Act." The law went into effect on September 1, 2007, and any annexations that take place on or after that date must be in compliance with the provisions in HB 2.
October 1, 2007
In Georgia, there are five ways for cities to annex property inside the city's corporate limits.
December 19, 2001