Code of Alabama - Title 11: Counties and Municipal Corporations - Section 11-43A-74 - Powers of municipality

Section 11-43A-74 - Powers of municipality.

The municipality shall have all the powers granted to municipal corporations by the constitution and the laws of this 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, any lesser interest or estate, by purchase, in fee simple or gift, devise, lease or condemnation, and may sell, lease, mortgage, hold, manage and control such property as its interests 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 herein enumerated or hereby implied or appropriate to the exercise of such powers, and 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 1991, No. 91-545, p. 973, §5.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021