[Adopted 10-6-1981 by L.L. No. 2-1981 as Ch. 93, Art. II, of the 1981 Code]
The Village Board of the Village of Caledonia does hereby give and grant an exemption from taxation, to the extent of 50% of the assessed valuation thereof, on the real property within the municipality owned by one or more persons, each of whom is 65 years of age or over, or real property owned by husband and wife, one of whom is 65 years of age or over.
The exemption shall be granted to such owner or owners who, as provided by § 467 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York, make proper and timely application to the Village Assessors of the Village of Caledonia.
The exemption shall be granted only to those persons who qualify, with the conditions and limitations as provided by § 467 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York.
[Amended 11-15-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 12-6-1994; 2-27-1996; 1-5-1999; 1-2-2001; 1-8-2002; 11-7-2006 by L.L. No. 6-2006]
The schedule of income limits and exemption percentages to be applied to real property owned by eligible persons shall be the same schedule as that adopted each year by the County of Livingston.
The aforesaid schedule shall automatically apply and take effect upon its receipt from the County of Livingston by the Village Clerk, without public hearing, unless in any subsequent year the Board of Trustees shall resolve to adopt a different schedule.
This section shall take effect immediately and shall remain in effect unless amended by local law.
[Added 11-15-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
Any person convicted of a willful false statement shall be punished by a fine of not more than $100, and such conviction shall disqualify the applicant from further exemption for a period of five years, pursuant to the provisions of § 467, Subdivision 7, of the Real Property Tax Law.