205 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD G.A., 2010 SESSION CH. 1051
Sec. 12. Section 657A.10A, Code 2009, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 6. If a city files a petition under subsection 1, naming the holder of
a tax sale certificate of purchase for the property as a respondent, the city shall also file the petition, along with a verified statement declaring that the property identified in the petition contains an abandoned building, with the county treasurer. Upon receiving the petition and verified statement, the county treasurer shall make an entry in the county system canceling the sale of the property and shall refund the purchase money to the tax sale certificate holder.
Sec. 13. NEW SECTION. 657A.12 Indexing of petition. 1. When a petition affecting real property is filed by a governmental entity under this
chapter, the clerk of the district court shall index the petition pursuant to section 617.10, if the legal description of the affected property is included in or attached to the petition. 2. After filing the petition with the clerk of the district court, the governmental entity shall
also file the petition in the office of the county treasurer. The county treasurer shall include a notation of the pendency of the action in the county system, as defined in section 445.1, until the judgment of the court is satisfied or until the action is dismissed. Pursuant to section 446.7, an affected property that is subject to a pending action shall not be offered for sale by the county treasurer at tax sale.
Approved March 17, 2010
CHAPTER 1051 CITY SUBDIVISION PROPOSAL PROCESS AND HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIMES
AN ACT relating to the review and approval of proposed subdivisions by a city.
Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:
Section 1. Section 354.9, Code 2009, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 4. For purposes of this section, “subdivision” also includes a
declaration for the establishment of a horizontal property regime under chapter 499B. A declaration of a horizontal property regime that is proposed to be located within the area of review established by a city pursuant to this section shall be subject to review and approval in the same manner as a subdivision.
Sec. 2. Section 499B.3, Code Supplement 2009, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 3. A declaration under this section for a horizontal property regime
proposed to be located within an area of review established by a city under section 354.9 shall, in addition to being submitted to the county, be submitted to the city for review and approval.
Approved March 17, 2010