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     11-9-8.   Required findings in resolution creating district. The resolution required by § 11-9-5 shall contain the following findings:
             (1)      Not less than twenty-five percent, by area, of the real property within the district is a blighted area or not less than fifty percent, by area, of the real property within the district will stimulate and develop the general economic welfare and prosperity of the state through the promotion and advancement of industrial, commercial, manufacturing, agricultural, or natural resources development; and
             (2)      The improvement of the area is likely to significantly enhance the value of substantially all other real property in the district.
     It is not necessary to identify the specific parcels meeting the criteria. No county may create a district located, in whole or in part, within a municipality, unless the governing body of the municipality has consented to creation of a district by resolution.

Source: SL 1978, ch 91, § 7 (4) (a), (b); SL 1991, ch 114, § 2; SL 1992, ch 60, § 2; SL 2004, ch 126, § 2; SL 2011, ch 73, § 3; SL 2018, ch 70, § 14.


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