Chapter 13.7 Fragmented Government

Cities traditionally grew through annexation.

Annexation

Annexation is the process of legally adding land area to a city. Rules and regulations vary, given which state you're in.
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Modern Government Expansion

Today, most urban areas have a large number of local governments due to the amount of people who want to stay more independent.
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Governor Cuomo Vetoes Annexation Bill That Could Have Affected Kiryas Joel Plans
NSW government - Department of planning - Metropolitan Plan 2036