Code of Alabama - Title 11: Counties and Municipal Corporations - Section 11-43A-12 - Powers of municipality

Section 11-43A-12 - Powers of municipality.

The municipality shall have all the powers granted to municipal corporations by the Constitution and the laws of the state together with all the implied powers necessary to carry into execution all the powers granted. The municipality may acquire property within or without its corporate limits for any municipal purpose, in fee simple or any lesser interest or estate, by purchase, gift, devise, lease, or condemnation, and may sell, lease, mortgage, hold, manage, and control such property as its interest may require, and, except as prohibited by the Constitution and the laws of this state or restricted by this article, the municipality shall and may exercise all municipal powers, functions, rights, privileges, and immunities of every name and nature whatsoever. The enumeration of particular powers by this article shall not be deemed to be exclusive but in addition to the powers enumerated herein or implied thereby or appropriate to the exercise of such powers, it is intended that the municipality shall have and may exercise all powers granted to municipalities under the Constitution and the laws of this state.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-517, p. 851, §12.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021