Md. high court revives Forest Heights’ bid to expand

Court of Appeals called tax-exempt owners' approval unnecessary

ANNAPOLIS – A sharply divided Maryland high court ruled Friday that a municipality wishing to expand its area must get the approval of the property-tax-paying owners of 25 percent of the land it seeks to annex. In its 4-3 decision, the Court of Appeals said owners of tax-exempt property are not part of the calculation. The high ...

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