Code of Alabama - Title 11: Counties and Municipal Corporations - Section 11-44D-9 - Powers of city generally

Section 11-44D-9 - Powers of city generally.

The city shall have all powers granted to municipal corporations and to cities by the Constitution and laws of the state, together with all the implied powers necessary to carry and execute all the powers granted. The city may acquire property within or without its corporate limits for any 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 the interest may require; and except as prohibited by the Constitution of this state, or restricted by this chapter, the city shall and may exercise all municipal powers, functions, privileges, and immunities of every kind and nature whatsoever. The enumeration of particular powers by this chapter shall not be deemed to be exclusive, and in addition to the powers enumerated herein or implied hereby, or appropriate to the exercise of such powers, it is intended that the city shall have and may exercise all powers which, under the Constitution of this state, it would be competent for this chapter to specifically enumerate.

(Acts 1986, No. 86-195, p. 240, §9.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021