[Adopted 12-13-1984 by L.L. No. 6-1984]
All veterans who presently own real property in the Town of Ghent, or who hereafter become owners of property in the Town of Ghent on or before December 30, 1985, and who are otherwise eligible for a veteran's exemption pursuant to Subdivisions 1, 2 and/or 3 of § 458 of the Real Property Tax Law, shall be eligible and entitled to an increase in such exemption pursuant to this article.
The exemption granted to such veterans pursuant to the provisions of Subdivisions 1, 2 and/or 3 of § 458 of the Real Property Tax Law shall be increased in the same proportion that the assessed value of the real property on which the exemption has been granted is hereafter increased due to full value assessment.
[Added 2-1-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007; amended 2-15-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
The maximum exemption for veterans allowable pursuant to the provisions of Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of Subdivision 2 of § 458-a of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York applicable to the Town of Ghent, Columbia County, New York, is hereby increased to $36,000, $24,000, and $120,000, respectively.