A regional district is an independent local government entity that may be established to provide drinking water, sewers, and solid waste management (trash removal) for homes and businesses within an established service area. The requirements for creating new districts are found in the Indiana Code at IC 13-26. Decisions about forming new districts are made at the local level. IDEM’s administrative role is to ensure districts are formed according to the legal and technical requirements specified in IC 13-26. The formation process begins when IDEM receives a formal petition to establish a district. All interested parties are encouraged to review pending petitions and participate in the review process.
Petitions to Establish a new Regional District (IC 13-26-2)
- Petition to form the Hamilton County Regional Sewer District [PDF]
- Petition to form the Blackford County Regional Sewer District [PDF]
Petitions to Modify an Existing Regional District (IC 13-26-1-2)