Special Assessment Toolkit
Type Policy Brief or Report
Level City or Town, County
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Transportation & Mobility
Discusses city authority to levy special assessments for local improvements like streets, waterworks, sanitary sewer and more. It defines special assessments, gives a synopsis of the procedure, discusses challenges by property owners, levying and collecting assessments, borrowing, making corrections, and applicability to tax exempt and railroad properties.