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Municipal Boundary Adjustments

The boundaries of Minnesota's cities and towns are legally adjusted by the Office of Administrative Hearings in cases involving the creation, annexation, detachment, or consolidation of municipalities. Municipal boundary adjustment requests come from property owners, cities or townships. All adjustment requests affect local governments. The Municipal Boundary Adjustment Unit works with petitioners and local governments to make the most efficient use of available resources in municipal boundary adjustment matters.

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Boundary Adjustment Reporting System

Database of boundary adjustments in Minnesota

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Orderly Annexation Agreements

Database of orderly annexations in Minnesota

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Review and download forms provided by OAH

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Filing Fees

Filing fees for boundary adjustments

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Map and Legal Description Requirements

Overview of map and legal description requirements

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Legal References

Statutes and rules used in boundary adjustments