KRS 81A.470: Final Check Before Filing
The type of annexation is stated in the ordinance: (1) by consent or (2) finalization of an intent ordinance that has followed statutory requirements.
All signatures & dates in the ordinance are affixed.
The city clerk’s certification is attached to the ordinance.
The surveyor’s description & map (plat) are included.
The plat includes annotated lines and/or a line table. Survey calls in the description match the survey calls on the plat—call for call. (An identified “point-of-beginning” is requested. All survey calls & text on the plat must be eye-readable.)
The survey calls on the plat form a closed geometric figure.
“Parcel A” or “Tract 1” in the ordinance is identified as “Parcel A” or “Tract 1” on the plat. Exclusions described in the ordinance are depicted on the plat.
The point(s) at which the annexation joins the existing city boundaries are identified on the plat. (A Vicinity Map assists in placement of the annexed parcel. Although not required by statute, surveyors are encouraged to provide GIS Coordinates.)
The surveyor’s statement of resources used to describe & depict the tract is included.
The surveyor’s certification is complete: surveyor’s seal, signature & date of signature.
Packets are prepared for filing with the county clerk, Secretary of State, & Department for Local Government.