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Permissive referendum
§ 280-h. Permissive referendum. The provisions of sections one hundred
one and one hundred two of this chapter and the applicable provisions of
the election law as to conduct of elections and qualifications of voters
shall apply to permissive referenda conducted hereunder, except that
only those electors shall be qualified to sign a petition and to vote
who are resident within an area included in the proposed county
district, and provided further that the number of signatures required on
the petition shall be five hundred or five per centum of the owners of
taxable real property situated within the proposed district, whichever
shall be less.

The clerk of the governing body shall cause to be prepared and have
available for distribution proper forms for such petition and shall
distribute a supply to any person requesting the same.