1151.293 Procedures for loans for acquisition and development of undeveloped or partially developed land for primarily residential use.

A building and loan association may make, invest in, sell, purchase, participate, or otherwise deal in loans to members and others upon obligations secured by real estate for the acquisition and development of undeveloped or partially developed land for primarily residential use subject to the provisions of section 1151.292 of the Revised Code and the following limitations and procedures:

(A) No association shall have outstanding to any one person, firm, or corporation any such loan or loans made under this section in excess of two per cent of the assets of the association.

(B) The amount loaned on any loan made under this section shall not exceed seventy-five per cent of the appraised value of the completed development of the land into building lots or sites ready for construction thereon for primarily residential use. The loan documentation shall contain a preliminary development plan that is satisfactory to the association.

(C) The term of such loans shall not exceed five years and the interest on any such loan shall be payable at least semiannually. The board of directors of an association may approve the extension of any such loan for a period of not more than two years if the interest on the loan is current and the principal balance of the loan is not in excess of seventy-five per cent of the current appraised value of the real estate security.

(D) The association may, before commencement of or during the development of said land, disburse from the proceeds of any loan made pursuant to this section an amount not in excess of seventy-five per cent of the appraised value of said land, excluding the value of the proposed development.

(E) In addition to the amount authorized to be disbursed by division (D) of this section, an association may disburse, from time to time during the period of development of said land, a total amount not exceeding seventy-five per cent of the value of the developments at the date of such disbursement plus seventy-five per cent of any remaining security. No disbursement shall be made unless the developments have been made in accordance with the preliminary development plan and specifications of the subdivision and in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate governmental authorities.

(F) For the purposes of this section, "development" includes the survey and platting of such land, the laying out and improvement of streets, the installation of water lines and mains, sewers, sidewalks, curbs, and facilities for the disposal of sewage, and the installation of such other improvement as may be necessary or advisable to prepare such land for primarily residential use.

Cite as R.C. § 1151.293

History. Effective Date: 12-09-1982