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Sec. 6. The recipients of the notice required by section 5 of this chapter are parties to and are entitled to be heard at the public hearing. The petition for incorporation shall be dismissed if at any time during the incorporation proceedings, including an appeal, the county executive or a court hearing an appeal is presented with a verified remonstrance against incorporation, signed by at least:
(1) fifty-one percent (51%) of the owners of a fee simple interest in real property in the affected territory; or
(2) the owners of seventy-five percent (75%), in assessed valuation, of the real property in the affected territory.
The executive or court may determine the validity of the remonstrance by submitting it to the county auditor for verification.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 36. Local Government § 36-5-1-6 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-36-local-government/in-code-sect-36-5-1-6/
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