Indiana Code 36-9-27-3

§ IC 36-9-27-3. Authority to exercise rights and powers of political subdivisions and state

Sec. 3. (a) The rights and powers of a political subdivision under this chapter as an owner shall be exercised on behalf of the political subdivision by:

(1) the works board, for a municipality;

(2) the executive, for a county or a township; and

(3) the fiscal body, for any other political subdivision.

Terms Used in Indiana Code 36-9-27-3

Affected land: means land within a watershed that is affected by the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of a regulated drain. See Indiana Code 36-9-27-2

Board: refers to the drainage board of a county. See Indiana Code 36-9-27-2

Maintenance: means work on a drain as described in section 34(c) of this chapter for any of the purposes stated in that section. See Indiana Code 36-9-27-2

Owner: refers to the owner of any interest in land. See Indiana Code 36-9-27-2

(b) The rights and powers of the state as an owner under this chapter shall be exercised on behalf of the state by the director of the department, office, or institution charged by law with the maintenance, supervision, or control of the affected land owned by the state.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.309, SEC.101.