Municipal Boundary Adjustment Unit

Adopted Permanent Rules Relating to Municipal Boundary Adjustments
The rules proposed and published in the State Register, Volume 37, Number 26, pages 967-973, December 24, 2012, are adopted as proposed. The rules were effective on April 1, 2013.

Municipal Boundary Adjustment Unit:

The Municipal Boundary Adjustment Unit (MBAU) of the Office of Administrative Hearings administers and adjudicates the uniform system of municipal boundary adjustments codified in Chapter 414 of the Minnesota Statutes.  MBAU acts through its decision-making authority at monthly review meetings, administrative hearings and rule-making procedures.  Legal orders are issued for the creation or dissolution of municipal boundaries through incorporation, consolidation, annexation or detachment of land.  Jurisdiction is statewide.  The MBAU staff is available to answer questions relating to municipal boundary adjustments.