§ 36-5-1-1 Application of chapter
§ 36-5-1-2 Requirements of petition to incorporate town
§ 36-5-1-3 Items to accompany petition
§ 36-5-1-4 Sufficiency of petition; plan commission recommendations
§ 36-5-1-5 Public hearing on petition; notice
§ 36-5-1-6 Parties entitled to be heard; remonstrance; dismissal of petition
§ 36-5-1-7 Petition to incorporate town within certain distance of city boundaries
§ 36-5-1-7.1 Exemption from city consent requirements
§ 36-5-1-8 County executive action on petition; public question
§ 36-5-1-9 Denied petition; resubmittal
§ 36-5-1-10.1 Adoption of ordinance incorporating town; required provisions to conduct elections; territory not included in any district or in more than one district; effective date of ordinance
§ 36-5-1-11 Liability for existing indebtedness or other obligations; payment to township
§ 36-5-1-11.5 Localities considered towns for all purposes
§ 36-5-1-12 Proceedings to dissolve or change name; petition, signatures, and reasons
§ 36-5-1-13 Bond for costs and expenses
§ 36-5-1-14 Notice of filing of petition and day of hearing
§ 36-5-1-15 Hearing; withdrawal of petitioner’s name; decision
§ 36-5-1-16 Dissolution or change of name; date of election; notice
§ 36-5-1-17 Election; ballots; clerk’s statement of votes cast
§ 36-5-1-18 Number of votes and voters required; effective dates of change of name and dissolution; disposition of property; validity of contracts
§ 36-5-1-19 Aggrieved persons; appeal; procedure
§ 36-5-1-20 Towns not functioning for ten years; hearing; findings; adoption of ordinance or ordering dissolution
§ 36-5-1-21 Approvals of proceedings to incorporate town across county boundaries commenced before July 1, 1999

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 36 > Article 5 > Chapter 1

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in IC 1-1-3. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • real property: include lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5