Indiana Code 36-9-27-38

§ IC 36-9-27-38. Periodic maintenance of drains; surveyor’s report

Sec. 38. When the board refers a regulated drain classified in need of periodic maintenance to the county surveyor, he shall prepare a maintenance report that includes the following items:

(1) The estimated annual cost of periodically maintaining the drain.

Terms Used in Indiana Code 36-9-27-38

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

(2) The name and address of each owner of land that will be affected by the proposed maintenance, and the legal description of the land of each owner, as shown by the tax duplicate or record of transfers of the county in which the land is located. However, a public way owned by a county or by the state shall be described by its name or number, and the right-of-way of a railroad may be described as the right-of-way of the owner through section, township, and range. If the name of an owner is not known, and cannot be discovered through diligent inquiry, the report may describe the land as belonging to the person who appears to be the owner according to the last tax duplicate or record of transfers of the county where the land is located.

(3) The nature of the maintenance work required and how frequently the work should be performed. As added by Acts 1981, P.L.309, SEC.101.