2019 Code of Alabama
Title 39 - Public Works.
Chapter 7 - Improvement Authorities.
Section 39-7-3 - Filing of petition for election as to incorporation.
A petition, in the form and executed as provided in Sections 39-7-4 and 39-7-5 may be presented by filing the same with the clerk of the city or town, and when the petition is signed by inhabitants of an area with 250 qualified electors it may be presented to the probate judge of the county in which the electors reside. It shall be signed by qualified electors in the territory by a number of at least equal to five percent of the total number of qualified electors in said territory.(Acts 1935, No. 40, p. 72; Code 1940, T. 50, §19.)