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§ 1108a. Establishment of boundaries for planning regions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 33. Oklahoma Resources Development Act of 1965
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 1108a
§ 1108a. Establishment of boundaries for planning regions
(1) It shall be the duty of the Oklahoma Industrial Development and Park Commission1 to establish criteria for boundaries of planning regions within the state in the following manner:
(a) The Director shall within six (6) months after the effective date of this act recommend to the Commission proposed criteria to be used in the establishment of planning regions;
(b) The Commission shall within three (3) months after the date of submission of the criteria by the Director establish and adopt criteria to be used in the delineation of planning regions following at least one public hearing with notice to all regional planning agencies, counties and municipalities included therein.
(2) The Commission shall establish boundaries for planning regions in the following manner:
(a) Based upon criteria adopted by the Commission the Director shall within thirty (30) days recommend to the Commission planning regional boundaries;
(b) The Commission shall within sixty (60) days after the Director's recommendation adopt and establish planning regional boundaries following at least one public hearing with notice to all regional planning agencies, counties and municipalities included therein.
(3) Any regional planning agency may, within forty-five (45) days after a final decision of the Commission on delineation of planning regional boundaries, file an appeal in writing to the Governor with a copy to the Commission. In the event of such appeal the Governor may approve or modify the decision of the Commission.
(4) When any two or more regional planning agencies shall propose to the Director in writing a modification of existing boundaries, the Director shall within thirty (30) days after receipt of such request forward said request with his recommendations to the Commission which shall conduct a public hearing with notice to the regional planning agencies, counties and municipalities affected therein before final action on such request.
(5) The Commission may delegate to the Director the holding of public hearings as required by this section, in which case the full proceedings of the hearing shall be transcribed and transmitted to the Commission.
(6) Where a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA), as determined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget, crosses the state line and includes counties both from Oklahoma and another state, the regional and areawide planning covering the Oklahoma counties shall be the sole responsibility of the Oklahoma Regional Planning Agency established for the area delineated in accordance with this section, and not a regional organization operating across the state line. The Oklahoma Regional Planning Agency shall have the sole responsibility for determining eligibility and for clearing all grants and all projects.
(7) As used in this section:
(a) “Regional planning agency” means an agency of state government or other entity which has planning responsibilities for two or more counties; and
(b) “Notice” means written notifications at least fifteen (15) days prior to public hearing.

Credits

Laws 1969, c. 197, § 1, emerg. eff. April 18, 1969; Laws 1974, c. 69, § 1.

Footnotes

Abolished by Laws 1972, c. 153, § 3, and certain duties, authority, obligations and funds of commission transferred to the Oklahoma Industrial Development Commission created by Laws 1972, c. 153, § 1. The provision creating the Oklahoma Industrial Development Commission was repealed by Laws 1986, c. 207, § 88. See, now, Title 74, § 5003.2, which creates Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 1108a, OK ST T. 74 § 1108a
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 275 of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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