2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
ARTICLE 1.1. PROPERTY TAXES
CHAPTER 4. Procedures for Real Property Assessment
6-1.1-4-13.6. Determination and review of land values
Sec. 13.6. (a) The county assessor shall determine the values of all classes of commercial, industrial, and residential land (including farm homesites) in the county using guidelines determined by the department of local government finance. The assessor determining the values of land shall submit the values to the county property tax assessment board of appeals by the dates specified in the county's reassessment plan under section 4.2 of this chapter.
(b) If the county assessor fails to determine land values under subsection (a) before the deadlines in the county's reassessment plan under section 4.2 of this chapter, the county property tax assessment board of appeals shall determine the values. If the county property tax assessment board of appeals fails to determine the values before the land values become effective, the department of local government finance shall determine the values.
(c) The county assessor shall notify all township assessors in the county (if any) of the values. Assessing officials shall use the values determined under this section.
(d) A petition for the review of the land values determined by a county assessor under this section may be filed with the department of local government finance not later than forty-five (45) days after the county assessor makes the determination of the land values. The petition must be signed by at least the lesser of:
(1) one hundred (100) property owners in the county; or
(2) five percent (5%) of the property owners in the county.
(e) Upon receipt of a petition for review under subsection (d), the department of local government finance:
(1) shall review the land values determined by the county assessor; and
(2) after a public hearing, shall:
(B) modify; or
the land values.
As added by P.L.24-1986, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.74-1987, SEC.2; P.L.41-1993, SEC.5; P.L.6-1997, SEC.15; P.L.90-2002, SEC.37; P.L.146-2008, SEC.68; P.L.136-2009, SEC.3; P.L.113-2010, SEC.16; P.L.112-2012, SEC.10.