Residential Tax Abatement Program

Five (5) year abatement of property taxes due for properties valued at $90,000 and above (new construction) and improvements valued at $30,000 or above (rehabilitation). Maximum property value upon completion is $350,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Property must be primary residence of the owner
  • Must be a single-family residence
  • Property cannot be in tax delinquent status
  • Application must be approved by City Council prior to issuing the building permit
  • Residential improvements or plans must be approved by the Planning Department
  • A filing fee of $150 must accompany the completed application