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File #: 5267    Version: Name: Enacting 2002 related to Assessment procedures
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/12/2019 In control: Legislature As A Whole
On agenda: 9/16/2019 Final action: 10/7/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE enacting section 2002., Jackson County Code, 1984, relating to assessment procedures, with an effective date.
Sponsors: Theresa Cass Galvin, Dan Tarwater III, Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Scott Burnett, Jalen Anderson
Indexes: ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES, JACKSON COUNTY CODE
Attachments: 1. 5267bu.pdf, 2. 5267s.adopt.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI
Title
AN ORDINANCE enacting section 2002., Jackson County Code, 1984, relating to assessment procedures, with an effective date.

Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 5267, September 16, 2019

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Galvin, Dan Tarwater III, Crystal Williams, Tony Miller,
Scott Burnett and Jalen Anderson, County Legislators


Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to section 16.7 of the Jackson County Charter ("Powers of Legislature"), the County Legislature has the power to:
Provide for the assessment, levy, equalization, and collection of all taxes now or hereafter authorized by the constitution or by law and prescribe a method or system to facilitate the assessment, calculation, extension and collection of taxes including the design of the books and forms and the purchase and installation of necessary devices.

and,



WHEREAS, section 137.115.10, RSMo, provides: "Before the assessor may increase the assessed valuation of any parcel of subclass (1) real property by more than fifteen percent since the last assessment, excluding increases due to new construction or improvements, the assessor shall conduct a physical inspection of such property"; and,

WHEREAS, Jackson County's 2019 reassessment has demonstrated the need to put in place processes and protections for taxpayers; and,

WHEREAS, the County Legislature finds and determines that it is in the best interest of Jackson County and its residents for it to exercise its Charter power to put in place processes and protections for taxpayers; now therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Enacting Clause. Section 2002., Jackson County Code, 1984, is hereby enacted, to read as follows:

2002. Physical Inspection, When Required.

Before the Director of Assessment may increase the assessed valuation of any parcel of subclass (1) real property (as such subclass is established in section 4(...

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