2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 31 - Housing and Redevelopment
Section 31-12-80. Powers of public body acting in cooperation with redevelopment authority.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 31-12-80 (2017)

(A) A public body, including the State and any political subdivision or any public or quasi-public entity or affiliated corporate entity by whatever name whose board is appointed pursuant to an act of the General Assembly, upon such terms, with or without consideration, for the purpose of aiding and cooperating in the planning, undertaking, or carrying out of a redevelopment project located within the area in which it is authorized to act, may:

(a) dedicate, sell, convey, or lease any of its interest in any property, or grant easements, licenses, or any other rights or privileges to an authority;

(b) cause parks, playgrounds, recreational, community, education, water, sewer, or drainage facilities, or any other works that it is otherwise empowered to undertake, to be furnished in connection with a redevelopment project;

(c) furnish, dedicate, close, vacate, pave, install, grade, regrade, plan or replan streets, roads, sidewalks, ways, or other places that it is otherwise empowered to undertake;

(d) plan or replan any part of the redevelopment;

(e) cause administrative and other services to be furnished to the authority of the character which the public body is otherwise empowered to undertake or furnish for the same or other purposes;

(f) enter into an agreement to pay fees in lieu of taxes as to any properties it might use, own, or acquire located within the redevelopment project area, not to exceed amounts which would otherwise be paid if the properties were not tax exempt, and upon approval of the municipal governing body, the fees may be pledged for the repayment of tax increment finance obligations issued pursuant to this chapter;

(g) enter into an agreement to fund public infrastructure improvements as a part of redevelopment project in amounts as may represent anticipated savings in capital or operating expenditures of the public body due to its acquisition of properties scheduled for disposition as a part of the redevelopment project; and

(h) do any and all things necessary or convenient to aid and cooperate in the planning or carrying out of a redevelopment plan.

(B) A sale, conveyance, or agreement provided for in this section may be made by a public body without public notice, advertisement, or public bidding.

HISTORY: 1994 Act No. 462, Section 1; 1998 Act No. 421, Section 1.

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