Comments: IN HB1298 | 2016 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Annexation. Changes contiguity requirements so that property adjacent to only one side of the public highway (instead of both sides) must be: (1) within the annexing municipality's boundaries; or (2) annexed by the same ordinance that annexes the public highway. Reduces the number of required public information meetings from six meetings to three meetings if the annexation is initiated by the landowners. Specifies that a landowner whose property is subject to a valid waiver of remonstrance may not file a remonstrance to the annexation. Establishes deadlines for: (1) the county auditor to forward remonstrance petitions to the annexing municipality; and

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)

Status: (Passed) 2016-03-24 - Public Law 206 [HB1298 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

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