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Section 207.774

NEIGHBORHOOD ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 147 of 1992


207.774 Neighborhood enterprise zone certificate; application; filing; manner and form; contents; effective date of certificate; conditions.

Sec. 4.

(1) The owner of a homestead facility or owner or developer or prospective owner or developer of a proposed new facility or an owner or developer or prospective developer proposing to rehabilitate property located in a neighborhood enterprise zone may file an application for a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate with the clerk of the local governmental unit. The application shall be filed in the manner and form prescribed by the commission. The clerk of the local governmental unit shall provide a copy of each homestead facility application to the assessor for the local governmental unit. Except as provided in subsection (2) or as otherwise provided by the local governmental unit by resolution if the application is filed not later than 6 months following the date the building permit is issued, the application shall be filed before a building permit is issued for the new construction or rehabilitation of the facility.

(2) An application may be filed after a building permit is issued only if 1 or more of the following apply:

(a) For the rehabilitation of a facility if the area in which the facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in the calendar year 1992 and if the building permit is issued for the rehabilitation before December 31, 1994 and after the date on which the area in which the facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit.

(b) For the construction of a new facility if the area in which the new facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in calendar year 1992 or 1993 and if the building permit is issued for that new facility before December 31, 1995 and after January 1, 1993.

(c) For the construction of a new facility if the area in which the new facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in July 1997 and if the building permit is issued for that new facility on February 3, 1998.

(d) For a new facility or a rehabilitated facility if the area in which the new facility or rehabilitated facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in July 1996 and if the building permit was issued for that facility on or before July 3, 2001.

(e) For a new facility or a rehabilitated facility if the area in which the new facility or rehabilitated facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in October 1994 and if the building permit was issued for that facility on or before April 25, 1997.

(f) For the construction of a new facility if the area in which the new facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in September 2001 and if the building permit is issued for that new facility on March 3, 2003.

(g) For a rehabilitated facility if all or a portion of the rehabilitated facility is a qualified historic building.

(h) For the construction of a new facility if the area in which the new facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in July 1993 and the new facility was a model home.

(i) For the construction of a new facility if the area in which the new facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in August 2004 and if building permits were issued for that facility beginning November 5, 2002 through December 23, 2003.

(j) For a homestead facility.

(k) For the construction of a facility if the area in which the facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in July 2003, and if the building permit was issued for that facility in June 2004.

(l) For a new facility or a rehabilitated facility if the area in which the new facility or rehabilitated facility is located was designated as a neighborhood zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in February 2004 and if the building permit for that facility was issued in August 2003 or January 2005.

(m) For the construction of a facility if the area in which the facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in June 2007 and if the building permit was issued for that facility after November 30, 2004 and before November 1, 2006.

(n) For the construction of a facility if the area in which the facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit on July 1, 2005 and if the building permit was issued for that facility after April 5, 2006 and before May 1, 2007.

(o) For the construction of a new facility if the area in which the new facility is located is designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in April 2003 and if the building permit was issued for that facility in April 2008 or September 2008.

(p) For the construction of a facility if the area in which the facility is located was designated as a neighborhood enterprise zone by the governing body of the local governmental unit in September 2012 and if the building permit was issued for that facility after December 1, 2004 and before December 30, 2004.

(3) The application shall contain or be accompanied by all of the following:

(a) A general description of the homestead facility, new facility, or proposed rehabilitated facility.

(b) The dimensions of the parcel on which the homestead facility, new facility, or proposed rehabilitated facility is or is to be located.

(c) The general nature and extent of the construction to be undertaken.

(d) A time schedule for undertaking and completing the rehabilitation of property or the construction of the new facility.

(e) A statement by the owner of a homestead facility that the owner is committed to investing a minimum of $500.00 in the first 3 years that the certificate for a homestead facility is in effect and committed to documenting the minimum investment if required to do so by the assessor of the local governmental unit.

(f) Any other information required by the local governmental unit.

(4) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this act, for any certificate issued as a result of the enactment of the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(c) or (p), the effective date of the certificate shall be the first day of the tax year following the year the certificate is approved by the commission.

(5) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this act, for any certificate issued as a result of the enactment of the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(d) or the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(e), the effective date of the certificate shall be January 1, 2001.

(6) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this act, for any certificate issued as a result of the enactment of the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(j) or the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(k), the effective date of the certificate shall be the first day of the tax year following the year the certificate is approved by the qualified assessing authority.

(7) For a certificate issued as a result of the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(e), both of the following shall apply not withstanding any other provision of this act:

(a) The effective date of the certificate shall be January 1, 2001 and the taxable value for rehabilitated facilities shall be set as provided in section 10(3).

(b) For certificates issued or reissued after December 31, 2005, the amount of the neighborhood enterprise zone tax on a rehabilitated facility is determined each year by multiplying the taxable value of the rehabilitated facility, not including the land, as of December 31 of the year prior to the start of the improvement as described in subsection (3) by the total mills collected under the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.1 to 211.155, for the current year by all taxing units within which the rehabilitated facility is located.

(8) For any certificate issued as result of the amendatory act that added subsection (2)(l), notwithstanding any other provision of this act the amount of the neighborhood enterprise zone tax on a rehabilitated facility is determined each year by multiplying the taxable value of the rehabilitated facility, not including the land, as of December 31 of the year prior to the start of the improvement as described in subsection (3) by the total mills collected under the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.1 to 211.155, for the current year by all taxing units within which the rehabilitated facility is located.

(9) If a new facility is completed in a neighborhood enterprise zone approved in October 1996 and a building permit was issued in March 1998 but a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate was not applied for by the original owner occupying the facility as a principal residence, a subsequent owner occupying the new facility as a principal residence can request and, notwithstanding any other provision of this act, effective December 31 of the year preceding the application, be granted a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate for the remainder of the term, not to exceed 12 years, that a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate would have been in effect for the original owner of the new facility.

(10) If a new facility is completed in a neighborhood enterprise zone but a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate was not applied for by the original owner, a subsequent owner occupying the new facility as a principal residence can request and, notwithstanding any other provision of this act, effective December 31 of the year preceding the application, be granted a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate for the remainder of the term, not to exceed 15 years, that a neighborhood enterprise zone certificate would have been in effect for the original owner of the new facility.


History: 1992, Act 147, Imd. Eff. July 16, 1992 ;-- Am. 1994, Act 391, Imd. Eff. Dec. 29, 1994 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 242, Imd. Eff. June 12, 1996 ;-- Am. 2001, Act 93, Imd. Eff. July 30, 2001 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 608, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2002 ;-- Am. 2003, Act 199, Imd. Eff. Nov. 14, 2003 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 60, Imd. Eff. Apr. 12, 2004 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 396, Imd. Eff. Oct. 15, 2004 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 566, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2005 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 339, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2006 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 349, Imd. Eff. Sept. 18, 2006 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 660, Imd. Eff. Jan. 10, 2007 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 661, Imd. Eff. Jan. 10, 2007 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 4, Imd. Eff. Feb. 7, 2008 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 284, Imd. Eff. Sept. 29, 2008 ;-- Am. 2009, Act 16, Imd. Eff. Apr. 9, 2009 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 136, Imd. Eff. Aug. 4, 2010 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 17, Imd. Eff. Feb. 25, 2014


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