ORDINANCE

 

AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE REAL AND PERSONAL

PROPERTY OWNED BY HOSPICE OF FAUQUIER COUNTY, INC., FROM TAXATION

 

WHEREAS, Fauquier County Code Section 8-53 authorizes the Board of Supervisors to designate property as exempt from taxation where such property is held by an organization that uses the property exclusively for charitable purposes;  and

 

            WHEREAS, Virginia Code 58.1-3651 sets forth the process and procedure by which a locality may designate property as tax exempt; and

 

            WHEREAS, Virginia Code 58.1-3651.B requires that, prior to the adoption of any Ordinance exempting property from local taxation, the Board of Supervisors shall hold a public hearing on the proposed application; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, after due notice and public hearing, has considered the questions set forth in 58.1-3651.B and, upon consideration of those questions, has determined that the application for the proposed exemption from taxation should be granted; now, therefore, be it

 

            ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of February 2005, That the real and personal property owned by Hospice of Fauquier County, Inc., be, and is hereby, designated as exempt from taxation for real and personal property taxes of the County, based upon Hospice of Fauquier County, Inc.'s exclusive use of said property for charitable purposes; and, be it

 

            ORDAINED FURTHER, That the continuance of this exemption shall be conditioned upon the continuous use of this property in accordance with the purpose for which this organization has been designated; and, be it

 

            ORDAINED FINALLY, That this exemption shall be effective on January 1, 2005.