(2)(a) If a municipality's population, as determined by the lieutenant governor under
Subsection 67-1a-2(3), indicates that the municipality's population has decreased below the limit for its
current class, the legislative body of the municipality may petition the lieutenant
governor to prepare a certificate indicating the class in which the municipality belongs
based on the decreased population figure.
(b) Notwithstanding Subsection (2)(a), the legislative body of a metro township may
not petition under this section to change from a metro township to a city or town.
(3) A municipality's change in class is effective on the date of the lieutenant governor's
certificate under Subsection 67-1a-2(3).
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