OBSOLETE PROPERTY REHABILITATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 146 of 2000
125.2783 Obsolete property rehabilitation districts; creation; conditions; filing written request; notice and hearing; finding and determination.
(1) A qualified local governmental unit, by resolution of its legislative body, may establish 1 or more obsolete property 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 either of the following:
(a) Obsolete property in an area characterized by obsolete commercial property or commercial housing property.
(b) Commercial property that is obsolete property that was owned by a qualified local governmental unit on the effective date of this act, and subsequently conveyed to a private owner.
(2) The legislative body of a qualified local governmental unit may establish an obsolete property 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 obsolete property rehabilitation district. The written request must be filed with the clerk of the qualified local governmental unit.
(3) Before adopting a resolution establishing an obsolete property rehabilitation district, the legislative body shall give written notice by certified mail to the owners of all real property within the proposed obsolete property rehabilitation district and shall afford an opportunity for a hearing on the establishment of the obsolete property 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 an obsolete property rehabilitation district, shall set forth a finding and determination that the district meets the requirements set forth in subsection (1).
History: 2000, Act 146, Imd. Eff. June 6, 2000
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