2013 Maryland Code
§ 20-603 - Petition.
(a) (1) A proposal for annexation of an area to the regional district shall be initiated by a written petition.
(2) The written petition shall be signed by:
(i) at least 25% of the residents of the area to be annexed who are registered as voters in county elections; and
(ii) owners of at least 25% of the assessed valuation of the real property located in the area to be annexed.
(b) If a written petition for annexation is submitted to the County Council, the chair of the County Council shall verify:
(1) the signatures on the written petition; and
(2) that the petition meets the requirements of subsection (a)(2) of this section.
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