[Adopted 2-17-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]
[Amended 12-4-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002; 12-17-2003 by L.L. No. 2-2003]
Pursuant to the authority granted by § 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law, real property in the Town of Henrietta owned by one or more persons with disabilities, or real property owned by a husband and wife, or both, or by siblings, at least one of whom has a disability, and whose income, as hereafter defined, is limited by reason of such disability shall be exempt from taxation by the Town of Henrietta to the extent of 50% of the assessed valuation thereof.
[Amended 2-16-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000; 12-20-2000 by L.L. No. 6-2000; 12-4-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002; 12-17-2003 by L.L. No. 2-2003; 1-17-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]
No exemption shall be granted if 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 making application for exemption exceeds the sum of $34,400, except that if the aforesaid income is more than $25,999, then such real property shall be exempt to the extent provided in the following schedule. *This amount shall automatically increase by $1,000 per year for each of the subsequent three years, accordingly affecting the below schedule.
[Added 1-17-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]
Such exemption shall be granted only upon application by the owner(s) of such real property on a form prescribed by the State Board of Real Property Services. The application shall be filed with the Assessor on or before the first appropriate taxable status date for the Town of Henrietta.
Renewal applications for the disabled person's tax exemption must be filed with the Town Assessor on or before the 1st day of March each year.