SENATE BILL No. 239
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 36-4-3-9.
Synopsis: City consent to town annexation. Requires certain towns to
obtain the consent of a second or third class city before annexing
territory within one mile (rather than three miles) of the city.
Effective: January 1, 2004 (retroactive).
January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental Affairs and
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 239
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 36-4-3-9; (05)IN0239.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 36-4-3-9 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2004 (RETROACTIVE)]: Sec. 9. (a) A
town must obtain the consent of both the metropolitan development
commission and the legislative body of a county having a consolidated
city before annexing territory within the county where a consolidated
city is located.
(b) This subsection does not apply to the following:
(1) A town:
(A) located in a county having a population of more than four
hundred thousand (400,000) but less than seven hundred
thousand (700,000); and
(B) that has a population of more than thirty thousand
(2) A town:
(A) located in a county having a population of more than one
hundred eighty thousand (180,000) but less than one hundred
eighty-two thousand seven hundred ninety (182,790);
(B) having a population of more than thirty thousand (30,000);
(C) located in a different county than the city.
A town must obtain the consent of the legislative body of a second or
third class city before annexing territory within
three (3) miles one (1)
mile of the corporate boundaries of the city.
(c) Each municipality that is known as an included town under
IC 36-3-1-7 is also considered a town for purposes of this section.
SOURCE: ; (05)IN0239.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.