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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department of Housing And Community Development
Chapter 112. Enterprise Zone Grant Program Regulation

13VAC5-112-470. Procedures and requirements for joint applications.

A. Two or more adjacent localities may file a joint application for an enterprise zone as provided for in 13VAC5-112-430 and must meet the requirements set out in this section.

B. Localities applying for a joint zone must demonstrate a regional need for an enterprise zone and a regional impact that could not be achieved through a single jurisdiction zone.

C. Applicants for a joint zone shall also specify what mechanisms will be used to ensure that the economic benefits of such a zone are shared among the applicant localities.

D. A joint enterprise zone shall consist of no more than three noncontiguous zone areas for each participating locality.

E. Each jurisdiction comprising the proposed joint enterprise zone may have the maximum acreage as specified by the size guidelines in 13VAC5-112-440.

F. The applicants may designate one jurisdiction to act as program administrator. The jurisdiction so designated shall be responsible for filing annual reports as provided for in 13VAC5-112-560.

G. In order to submit a joint application, Form EZ-1 must be completed and filed by the jurisdiction acting as program administrator in accordance with the procedures set forth in subdivision B 1 through 3 of 13VAC5-112-460. In addition, a copy of Form EZ-1-JA must be completed by each of the other participating jurisdictions to certify that they are in agreement in filing the joint application. A copy or copies of Form EZ-1-JA must be submitted to the department with Form EZ-1.

H. The applicants must meet all other requirements of these regulations pertaining to applicants. In the case of joint applications, all references to "applicant" and "local governing body" contained in the text of these regulations shall mean the governing body of each participating jurisdiction.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-541 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. March 21, 2007.

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