Indiana Code 36-9-27-51

§ IC 36-9-27-51. Reconstruction of drains necessitated by changes in land use; assessments

Sec. 51. Whenever it becomes necessary to reconstruct a regulated drain that has become inadequate due to an increased flow of drainage resulting, in whole or in part, from a change in land use by one (1) or more owners of land affected by the drain, the board shall consider that fact in assessing benefits to pay the cost of the reconstruction, and the owner or owners necessitating the reconstruction shall be assessed accordingly.

Terms Used in Indiana Code 36-9-27-51

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

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

Reconstruction: means work on a drain as described in section 34(b) of this chapter to correct any of the problems with the drain that are enumerated in that section up to and including the discharge portion of the drain. See Indiana Code 36-9-27-2

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