(A) The county treasurer, county auditor, a county land reutilization corporation, or a certificate holder, from the list compiled under division (C) of this section or the delinquent tax list or delinquent vacant land tax list compiled under section 5721.03 of the Revised Code, may identify and compile a list of the parcels in the county that the treasurer, auditor, corporation, or certificate holder determines to be abandoned lands suitable for disposition under sections 323.65 to 323.79 of the Revised Code. The list may contain one or more parcels and may be transmitted to the board of revision in such a form and manner that allows the board to reasonably discern that the parcels constitute abandoned lands.
(1) From the list of parcels compiled under division (A) of this section , the county treasurer or prosecuting attorney, for purposes of collecting the delinquent taxes, interest, penalties, and charges levied on those parcels and expeditiously restoring them to the tax list , may proceed to foreclose the lien for those impositions in the manner prescribed by sections 323.65 to 323.79 of the Revised Code.
(2) If a certificate holder or county land reutilization corporation compiles a list of parcels under division (A) of this section that the certificate holder determines to be abandoned lands suitable for disposition under sections 323.65 to 323.79 of the Revised Code, the certificate holder or corporation may proceed under sections 323.68 and 323.69 of the Revised Code.
(C) For purposes of sections 323.65 to 323.79 of the Revised Code, the county auditor or county treasurer may compile or certify a list of abandoned lands in any manner and at such times as will give effect to the expedited foreclosure of abandoned land.
Effective Date: 09-28-2006; 2008 SB353 04-07-2009