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Application of article
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 16
§ 697. Application of article. The provisions of this article shall be
applicable in any municipality wherein the local legislative body has
adopted a resolution providing therefor, provided however, that at any
time subsequent to the adoption of such a resolution the local
legislative body may adopt a further resolution providing that the
provisions of this article will no longer be applicable in the
municipality and thereafter this article shall cease to be of force or
effect therein. Upon adoption of a resolution providing for the
application of this article in any municipality by the local legislative
body, a copy of such resolution shall be filed within thirty days with
the commissioner of the state division of housing and community renewal.
The commissioner shall prescribe rules and regulations requiring
subsequently timely notice of all area designations and approved
projects therein. Rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner
shall be limited exclusively to procedures, content and format for
timely notification. The commissioner shall thereupon report to the
legislature annually, commencing on January one, nineteen hundred eighty
concerning all municipal applications of the provisions of this article.
For purposes of this section the term "local legislative body" in any
city having a population of one million or more means a city council of
any such city.