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Sec. 10. (a) After approval by the commission and the legislative body of the consolidated city under section 9 of this chapter, the commission shall publish notice of the adoption and substance of the resolution in accordance with IC 5-3-1. The notice must:
(1) state that maps, plats, or maps and plats have been prepared and can be inspected at the office of the department; and
(2) name a date when the commission will:
(A) receive and hear remonstrances and other testimony from persons interested in or affected by the proceeding pertaining to the proposed project or other actions to be taken under the resolution; and
(B) determine the public utility and benefit of the proposed project or other actions.
All persons affected in any manner by the hearing, including all taxpayers of the redevelopment district, shall be considered notified of the pendency of the hearing and of subsequent acts, hearings, adjournments, and orders of the commission by the notice given under this section.
(b) A copy of the notice of the hearing on the resolution shall be filed in the office of the commission, board of zoning appeals, works board, park board, and any other departments, bodies, or officers of the consolidated city having to do with planning, variances from zoning ordinances, land use, or the issuance of building permits. These agencies and officers shall take notice of the pendency of the hearing, and until the commission confirms, modifies and confirms, or rescinds the resolution, or the confirmation of the resolution is set aside on appeal, they may not, without approval of the commission:
(1) authorize any construction on property or sewers in the area described in the resolution, including substantial modifications, rebuilding, conversion, enlargement, additions, and major structural improvements; or
(2) take any action regarding the zoning or rezoning of property, or the opening, closing, or improvement of public ways in the area described in the resolution.
This subsection does not prohibit the granting of permits for ordinary maintenance or minor remodeling, or for changes necessary for the continued occupancy of buildings in the area.
(c) If the resolution to be considered at the hearing includes a provision establishing or amending an allocation provision under section 26 of this chapter, the commission shall file the following information with each taxing unit that is wholly or partly located within the allocation area:
(1) A copy of the notice required by subsection (a).
(2) A statement disclosing the impact of the allocation area, including the following:
(A) The estimated economic benefits and costs incurred by the allocation area, as measured by increased employment and anticipated growth of real property assessed values.
(B) The anticipated impact on tax revenues of each taxing unit.
The commission shall file the information required by this subsection with the officers of the taxing unit who are authorized to fix budgets, tax rates, and tax levies under IC 6-1.1-17-5 at least ten (10) days before the date of the hearing.
(d) At the hearing, which may be adjourned from time to time, the commission shall hear all persons interested in the proceedings and shall consider all written remonstrances and objections that have been filed. After considering the evidence presented, the commission shall take final action determining the public utility and benefit of the proposed project or other actions to be taken under the resolution, and confirming, modifying and confirming, or rescinding the resolution. The final action taken by the commission shall be recorded and is final and conclusive, except that an appeal may be taken under section 11 of this chapter.
(e) If the commission adopts the resolution and the resolution includes a provision establishing or amending an allocation provision under section 26 of this chapter, the commission shall file a copy of the resolution with both the auditor of the county in which the unit is located and the department of local government finance, together with any supporting documents that are relevant to the computation of assessed values in the allocation area, within thirty (30) days after the date on which the commission takes final action on the resolution.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 36. Local Government § 36-7-15.1-10 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-36-local-government/in-code-sect-36-7-15-1-10/
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