§ 10.1-508. Contents and form of petition
The petition shall set forth:
1. The proposed name of the district;
2. That there is need, in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare, for the proposed district to function in the territory described in the petition, and a brief statement of the grounds upon which this conclusion is based;
3. A description of the territory proposed to be organized as a district, which description shall not be required to be given by metes and bounds or by legal subdivision, but shall be deemed sufficient if generally accurate;
4. A request that the Board define the boundaries for such district; that a hearing be held within the territory so defined on the question of the creation of a district in such territory; and that the Board determine that such a district be created.
Where more than one petition is filed covering parts of the same territory, the Board may consolidate the petitions.
The Board shall prescribe the petition form.
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