(A) Each of the four casino facilities shall be subject to all applicable state laws and local ordinances related to health and building codes, or any related requirements and provisions. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no local zoning, land use laws, subdivision regulations or similar provisions shall prohibit the development or operation of the four casino facilities, or casino gaming set forth herein, provided that no casino facility shall be located in a district zoned exclusively residential as of January 1, 2009.
(B) No municipal corporation or other political subdivision in which a casino facility is located shall be required to provide or improve infrastructure, appropriate property, or otherwise take any affirmative legislative or administrative action to assist development or operation of a casino facility, regardless of the source of funding but if such action is essential to the development or operation of a casino facility, the municipal corporation or other political subdivision may charge the casino operator for any costs incurred for such action.
Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.38,HB 519, §1, eff. 9/10/2010.