When a new county or municipality is formed altering the lines of an existing county
or municipality, an accurate survey shall be made of the county or municipality. The boundaries of the new county or municipality shall be ascertained and determined
as nearly as may be in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S. 40A:13-3 through 40A:13-16 inclusive.
In the case of a new county, a copy of the commissioners' report shall be recorded
and filed in the office of the Secretary of State and one in the office of clerk of
the newly formed county within 6 months after formation.
In the case of a new municipality, a copy of the commissioners' report shall be recorded
and filed in the office of the county clerk and one in the office of the clerk of
the newly formed municipality within 6 months after formation.
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