2016 Mississippi Code
Title 17 - Local Government; Provisions Common to Counties and Municipalities
Chapter 27 - Municipal Historical Hamlet Act
§ 17-27-9. Effective date of existence of municipal historical hamlet; prohibition against formation of municipal historical hamlet for certain purposes

MS Code § 17-27-9 (2016) What's This?

(1) After the filing of the petition for the creation of a municipal historical hamlet, as prescribed in Section 17-27-7, a certified copy of the petition shall be delivered to the president of the board of supervisors in the county or counties where the hamlet is located and shall be spread upon the minutes for recognition as a hamlet, and at that time the existence of the historical hamlet shall become effective.

(2) No municipal historical hamlet shall be recognized that lies in whole or in part in any incorporated area and shall not be considered a municipal corporation under Section 21-1-1 in order to defeat or defend against the inclusion within the boundaries of any municipal corporation.

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