(A)   Notice to parties in interest shall include:
      (1)   If the proposed amendment intends to alter, rezone or redistrict any parcel of land as listed on the tax duplicate, written notice of the hearing shall be mailed by the initiator(s) of a petition by certified mail, return receipt-requested, in a form which meets the Board’s requirements at least 15 days prior to the day of the hearing to the owners of all adjoining parcels of land to a depth of two ownerships or 250 feet, whichever is greater, of the exterior boundaries of the area proposed to be rezoned or redistricted, and to the owner of all parcels of land within the area included in the petition, who are not petitioners. For the purpose of notification of parties in interest, where any such adjacent parcels of land are owned by petitioner, the subject property shall be deemed to include adjacent land owned by petitioner;
      (2)   All cost for required notice to parties in interest shall be borne by the initiator(s) of petition;
      (3)   A verified written statement that all parties in interest have been mailed a written notification as set out in this division (A) shall be submitted by the petitioner prior to final action being taken on the petition; and
      (4)   Failure of a person to receive notice shall not invalidate the amendment.
   (B)   If division (A) above does not apply to a proposed amendment, due notice to interested parties shall be satisfied by the publication otherwise required under I.C. 36-7-4-604 and § 156.078 of this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 4-104)