2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
CHAPTER 12.1. Deduction for Rehabilitation or Redevelopment of Real Property in Economic Revitalization Areas
6-1.1-12.1-7. Economic development target area; designation

Universal Citation: IN Code § 6-1.1-12.1-7 (2018)
IC 6-1.1-12.1-7 Economic development target area; designation

     Sec. 7. (a) After favorable recommendation by an economic development commission, the fiscal body of a city or town may by ordinance designate as an economic development target area a specific geographic territory that:

(1) has become undesirable or impossible for normal development and occupancy because of a lack of development, cessation of growth, deterioration of improvements or character of occupancy, age, obsolescence, substandard buildings, or other factors that have impaired values or prevent a normal development of property or use of property;

(2) has been designated as a registered historic district under:

(A) the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966; or

(B) the jurisdiction of a preservation commission organized under:

(i) IC 36-7-11;

(ii) IC 36-7-11.1;

(iii) IC 36-7-11.2;

(iv) IC 36-7-11.3; or

(v) IC 14-3-3.2 (before its repeal); or

(3) encompasses buildings, structures, sites, or other facilities that are:

(A) listed on the national register of historic places established pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.;

(B) listed on the register of Indiana historic sites and historic structures established under IC 14-21-1; or

(C) determined to be eligible for listing on the Indiana register by the Indiana state historic preservation officer.

     (b) The fiscal body of a city or town may designate a maximum of fifteen percent (15%) of the total geographic territory of the city or town to be in economic development target areas.

     (c) Notwithstanding the repeal of IC 36-7-11.9-4 and IC 36-7-12-38, an economic development target area established by a city or town before July 1, 1987, continues in effect until it is modified or abolished by ordinance of the city or town fiscal body.

As added by P.L.82-1987, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.1-1995, SEC.44.


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