Solar Energy Public hearing on 1.25.17 for Town of Rush

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LOCAL LAW NO. __ OF 2017 – TO ADDING ARTICLE VI TO CHAPTER 103 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF RUSH IN RELATION TO TAXATION OF SOLAR, WIND OR FARM WASTE ENERGY SYSTEMS

LOCAL LAW NO. 1 OF 2017 TO ADDING ARTICLE VI TO CHAPTER 103 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF RUSH IN RELATION TO TAXATION OF SOLAR, WIND OR FARM WASTE ENERGY SYSTEMS

BE IT ENACTED, by the Town Board of the Town of Rush, Monroe County, State of New York, as follows:

1. Chapter 103 of the Code of the Town of Rush shall be amended by adding the following Article VI and Section 103-12 to Chapter 103 of the Code of the Town of Rush:

Article VI
Solar, Wind Energy and Farm Waster Energy Systems

§ 103-12. The exemption from real estate taxation granted by the provisions of Real Property Tax Law § 487 for any solar or wind energy systems and for any farm waste energy system whose construction began subsequent to the effective date of this Article, shall not be applicable within the jurisdiction of the Town of Rush.

2. This local law is adopted pursuant to NYS Municipal Home Rule Law and Real Property Tax Law § 487.

3. All other local laws and ordinances of the Town of Rush that are inconsistent with the provisions of this local law are hereby repealed provided, however, that such repeal shall only be to the extent of such inconsistency. In all other respects, this local law shall be in addition to such other local laws or ordinances regulating and governing the subject matter covered herein.

4. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, word, section or part of this local law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, illegal or invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, word, section, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.

5. This local law will take effect upon filing in the office of the New York State Secretary of State.


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