Section 11-92-3

Powers of counties and municipalities as to acquisition, development, etc., of parks generally.

(a) In addition to all existing powers, a county or municipality shall have the power, by itself or together with other participants, to acquire, by purchase, gift, exchange, lease or otherwise, and to develop and dispose of one or more parcels of land as an industrial park upon compliance with the procedure set out in Section 11-92-4.

(b) This power shall be subject to the following restrictions:

(1) No county or municipality may acquire real property for an industrial park any part of which is located in another county which is not a participant or which is within the corporate limits of a municipality which is not a participant unless the governing body of that other county or municipality shall have adopted a resolution consenting to the acquisition of the industrial park therein;

(2) No real property may be acquired or developed by a municipality as an industrial park if any part of it is located more than 25 miles from the corporate limits of that municipality;

(3) No real property may be acquired or developed by a county any part of which is located more than three miles from the boundary of the county; and

(4) The development of one or more parcels of land as a site for an industrial park shall include the provision for water, sanitary sewage disposal, drainage, electric power, gas, communications, access, and other similar facilities which are incidental to the use of the land as an industrial park. Development shall not include the provision of structures or buildings except those related to the above described facilities.

(Acts 1977, No. 694, p. 1223, §3.)