[Adopted 3-12-2018 by L.L. No. 2-2018]
Editor’s Note: This local law also repealed former Art. II, Exemption for Disabled Persons, adopted 8-6-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007.
Pursuant to § 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York, real property owned by one or more persons with disabilities, or real property owned by a husband, wife or both, or by siblings, at least one of whom has a disability, or real property owned by one or more persons, some of whom qualify under §§ 459-c and 467 of the Real Property Tax Law, and whose income, as hereafter defined, is limited by reason of such disability, shall be exempt from taxation by the Town of Cornwall to the extent of 50% of the assessed valuation thereof, as shown on the following graduated income scale where the income of the owner or the combined income of the owners of the property for the income tax year immediately preceding the date of application for the exemption is less than the amount shown thereon. This article shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with those applicable provisions set forth in § 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York and is in all respects governed thereby, and said law is incorporated herein by reference.