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Title:An Ordinance Adopting the Property Tax Freeze Program
Summary:An ordinance adopting the property tax freeze program for elderly low-income homeowners as authorized in state law.
Original Author:Huffer, Dennis
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:06/19/2008
Last Reviewed on::10/26/2016
Subject:Taxes--Real property--Tennessee; Senior citizens; Municipal ordinances; Forms
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: Property Tax Freeze Ordinance.pdf

Reference Documents: Property Tax Freeze Ordinance.doc

Text of Document: ORDINANCE NO. _______
AN ORDINANCE of the ____________ of ______________________ adopting the property tax freeze program for elderly low-income homeowners as authorized in state law.

BE IT ORDAINED by the (insert proper ordaining clause):

SECTION 1. The property tax freeze program for elderly low-income homeowners

authorized in Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 67-5-705, is adopted by the

municipality.

SECTION 2. This ordinance (insert proper effective date clause).



Passed 1st reading _____________________
Passed 2nd reading _____________________
Passed 3rd reading _____________________ (if necessary)








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MAYOR


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RECORDER

Please remember that this ordinance was drafted based upon the drafting requirements and authority granted to a particular city or town in its charter and in general law. These drafting requirements and the authority exercised in this ordinance might not apply to your city or town.

Please confer with your city attorney or an MTAS legal consultant, or both, before using this ordinance as a model.