2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
ARTICLE 1.1. PROPERTY TAXES
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
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.