Indiana Code Title 36. Local Government § 36-2-11-14.5

Sec. 14.5 . (a) As used in this section, “manufactured home” has the meaning set forth in IC 9-13-2-96(b) .

(b) As used in this section, “mobile home” has the meaning set forth in IC 6-1.1-7-1(b) .

(c) A person must do the following to record a purchase contract that is subject to IC 9-17-6-17 :

(1) Submit the following to the county recorder:

(A) A copy of the title to the manufactured home or mobile home.

(B) An affidavit stating whether the contract requires the seller or the buyer to pay the property taxes imposed on the manufactured home or mobile home.

(2) Pay any applicable recording fees.

(d) The county recorder shall record a purchase contract submitted for recording under IC 9-17-6-17 by a person who complies with subsection (c).  The county recorder shall do the following:

(1) Provide the information described in subsection (c)(1) to the county treasurer with respect to each contract recorded under this section.

(2) Notify the township assessor of the township in which the mobile home is located, or to which the mobile home will be moved, that a contract for the sale of the mobile home has been recorded.  If there is no township assessor for the township, the county recorder shall provide the notice required by this subdivision to the county assessor.

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