Code of Alabama - Title 11: Counties and Municipal Corporations - Section 11-41-24 - Grounds for forfeiture of charter

Section 11-41-24 - Grounds for forfeiture of charter.

If any municipal corporation having a population of 1,100 inhabitants or less shall fail to elect a mayor or other chief executive officer for more than one year after the time fixed for such elections, shall fail to levy and collect city or town taxes or arrange to receive moneys or services in lieu of such taxes for more than three successive years or shall fail to see that the streets and roads within its limits are kept in proper condition, it shall, as a municipal corporation, forfeit its charter, and such forfeitures shall be determined in the manner set out in the following sections.

The provisions of this section shall apply to all such municipal corporations heretofore or hereafter created under the laws of the state of Alabama.

(Acts 1919, No. 517, p. 739; Code 1923, §2330; Code 1940, T. 37, §21; Acts 1965, No. 660, p. 1184.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021