COMMERCIAL REHABILITATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 210 of 2005
207.843 Commercial rehabilitation district; establishment by qualified rehabilitation district; adoption of resolution; notice and opportunity for hearing; findings and determination; rejection.
(1) A qualified local governmental unit, by resolution of its legislative body, may establish 1 or more qualified rehabilitation districts that may consist of 1 or more parcels or tracts of land or a portion of a parcel or tract of land, if at the time the resolution is adopted, the parcel or tract of land or portion of a parcel or tract of land within the district is a qualified facility.
(2) The legislative body of a qualified local governmental unit may establish a commercial rehabilitation district on its own initiative or upon a written request filed by the owner or owners of property comprising at least 50% of all taxable value of the property located within a proposed commercial rehabilitation district. The written request must be filed with the clerk of the qualified local governmental unit.
(3) Before adopting a resolution establishing a commercial rehabilitation district, the legislative body shall give written notice by certified mail to the county in which the proposed district is to be located and the owners of all real property within the proposed commercial rehabilitation district and shall afford an opportunity for a hearing on the establishment of the commercial rehabilitation district at which any of those owners and any other resident or taxpayer of the qualified local governmental unit may appear and be heard. The legislative body shall give public notice of the hearing not less than 10 days or more than 30 days before the date of the hearing.
(4) The legislative body of the qualified local governmental unit, in its resolution establishing a commercial rehabilitation district, shall set forth a finding and determination that the district meets the requirements set forth in subsection (1) and shall provide a copy of the resolution by certified mail to the county in which the district is located.
(5) Within 28 days after receiving a copy of the resolution establishing a commercial rehabilitation district, the county may reject the establishment of the district by 1 of the following methods:
(a) If the county has an elected county executive, by written notification to the qualified local governmental unit.
(b) If the county does not have an elected county executive, by a resolution of the county board of commissioners provided to the qualified local governmental unit.
History: 2005, Act 210, Imd. Eff. Nov. 17, 2005