RS 51:1805     

§1805.  Designation

The department shall designate urban revitalization zones only after receiving notice from the appropriate governing authority that the governing authority agrees to:

(1)  Devise and implement a program to improve police protection within the zone.

(2)  Give priority to the use in the zone of any applicable funds received from the federal government.

(3)  Assist the department in certifying employers to be eligible for the benefits of this Chapter.

(4)  Authorize the department to supersede certain specified local regulations and ordinances which may serve to discourage economic development within the revitalization zone.

(5)  Assist the department in evaluating progress made in any revitalization zone within its jurisdiction.

Acts 2005, No. 466, §1, eff. July 1, 2005.