Why annex?

The following are reasons why to annex:

  • Accessibility of city staff and services
  • Codes and development plans based on local priorities and needs
  • Consistent and regular boundaries
  • Convenient local municipal court
  • Greater efficiency for public services
  • Increase local government representation
  • More concentrated Law Enforcement services
  • Reduced rates for city services
  • Removal of jurisdictional complications for properties in the Urban Growth Areas
  • Tax revenue retained in local area

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1. What is annexation?
2. Why annex?
3. Will annexation mean higher property taxes or fees?
4. Will I be forced to connect to city utilities or to pay fees towards their operation?
5. Will annexation bring a change in other services such as Schools?
6. Will I have to bring my property up to city standards?