6000.0110 COMMENCEMENT OF PETITION.
A "petition," as the term is used in parts 6000.0100 to 6000.3500, may be initiated in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414, as provided in that chapter. Where the petition is filed by residents or property owners, the number of petitioners required by statute to commence a proceeding must be stated in the petition. The petition must also state on its face the number of petitioners who have signed the petition. Where the petition is commenced by a municipality or town, the petition must include the appropriate action by the governing body, including the citation to the resolution, ordinance, or notice of intent.
The municipality, town, or the persons commencing a petition shall be designated as the "petitioner" or "petitioners."