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Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

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C. Annexation
Properties that are not within the corporate boundaries of Rochester can be annexed and included within the City's boundaries by a variety of means. Property owners can voluntarily annex their properties to the City. Alternatively, the City can initiate annexation on a property. Some properties may be subject to an orderly annexation agreement that may dictate alternative procedures for annexation.
Procedures: To initiate an annexation process, a review of the proposal should be scheduled with the Rochester, Olmsted Planning Department's staff. Specific procedures, that may include review by the affected Township Board, Olmsted County Board, Rochester Planning Commission and City Council, can be outlined by staff.
Submittal Requirements: Items to be submitted for annexation consideration include a location and boundary map and legal description for the proposed annexation, and a summary of municipal water and sanitary sewer service availability.