Any impacted city, as defined in division (C) of section 1728.01 of the Revised Code, in order to create or preserve jobs and employment opportunities and to improve the economic welfare of the people of such impacted city, may appropriate, enter upon, and hold real estate within its corporate limits for either:
(A) The sale, lease, exchange or other disposition of such real estate for use or development for industry, commerce, housing, distribution, or research; or
(B) The construction, enlargement, improvement, or equipment and subsequent sale, lease, exchange, or other disposition of such real estate with the structures, equipment, and facilities thereon for industry, commerce, housing, distribution, or research.
The powers conferred upon impacted cities by this section shall be exercised only after a public hearing and approval by the legislative authority of the impacted city of a plan for the relocation of persons, families, business concerns, and others to be displaced by such exercise, and only in conformity with the general plan for the impacted city, the zoning legislations of the impacted city, and the plan, prepared pursuant to section 1724.10 of the Revised Code by a community improvement corporation organized under Chapter 1724. of the Revised Code and designated pursuant to section 1724.10 of the Revised Code as the agency of the impacted city, provided such plan has been confirmed by the legislative authority of the impacted city.
Effective Date: 08-01-1975