The board of county commissioners, for the purposes of sections 303.26 to 303.56 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, may formulate for the county a workable program for utilizing appropriate private and public resources to eliminate, and prevent the development or spread of, slums and blight, to encourage needed county rehabilitation, to provide for the redevelopment of slum and blighted areas, or to undertake such of the aforesaid activities or other feasible county activities as may be suitably employed to achieve the objectives of such workable program. The workable program may include, without limitation, provision for: the prevention of the spread of blight into areas of the county which are free from blight through diligent enforcement of housing, zoning, and occupancy controls and standards; the rehabilitation or conservation of slums and blighted areas or portions thereof by replanning, removing congestion, providing parks, playgrounds, and other public improvements, by encouraging voluntary rehabilitation, and by compelling the repair and rehabilitation of deteriorated or deteriorating structures; and the clearance and redevelopment of slum and blighted areas or portions thereof.
Cite as R.C. § 303.28
History. Effective Date: 10-21-1959