ORDINANCE

 

AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE REAL AND PERSONAL

PROPERTY OWNED BY PIEDMONT CHILD CARE CENTER, 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 organizations which  use the property exclusively for religious, charitable, patriotic, historical, benevolent, cultural or public park and playground 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 ______ day of _____________ 2004, That the real and personal property owned by Piedmont Child Care Center, Inc., be, and is hereby, designated as exempt from taxation for real and personal property taxes of the County based upon Piedmont Child Care Center, Inc.'s exclusive use of said property for benevolent 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.