Abandoned Urban Property Tax Ordinance Passed

On Dec. 15, 2020, the City of Maysville Board of Commissioners passed an abandoned urban property tax ordinance.

The ordinance sets the tax rate for abandoned urban property at $5.00on each $100 of assessed value. The ordinance also directs the codes department to prepare and furnish a list of abandoned urban properties, sets the criteria for removal from said list, and sets procedures for property owners to appeal the classification of said property as abandoned urban property.

The ordinance went into effect upon publication on Dec. 24, 2020.

Download a copy of the Abandoned Urban Property Tax Ordinance here: Abandoned Property Ordinance.