Towns Property Tax Act - Subsidiary

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Published: 2000

SUBSID TOWNS PROPERTY EVALUATION -CH- 65 BELIZE

TOWNS PROPERTY EVALUATION ACT CHAPTER 65

REVISED EDITION 2003 SHOWING THE SUBSIDIARY LAWS AS AT 31ST OCTOBER, 2003

This is a revised edition of the Subsidiary Laws, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000.

ARRANGEMENT OF SUBSIDIARY LAWS

BELIZE

TOWNS PROPERTY EVALUATION ACT CHAPTER 65

REVISED EDITION 2003 SHOWING THE SUBSIDIARY LAWS AS AT 31ST OCTOBER, 2003

This is a revised edition of the Subsidiary Laws, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

TOWNS PROPERTY FEE (VALUATION OFFICER) (APPOINTMENT) ORDER 4 - 5

BELIZE CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER 6 - 9

BELMOPAN CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER 10 - 11

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BENQUE VIEJO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 12 - 14

COROZAL TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 15 - 16

DANGRIGA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 17 - 19

ORANGE WALK TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 20 - 22

PUNTA GORDA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 23 - 25

SAN IGNACIO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 26 - 28

SAN PEDRO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER 29 - 31

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TOWNS PROPERTY FEE (VALUATION OFFICER) (APPOINTMENT) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Appointment of valuation officer.

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TOWNS PROPERTY FEE (VALUATION OFFICER) (APPOINTMENT) ORDER

(Section 2)

[25th January, 1992.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

TOWNS PROPERTY FEE (VALUATION OFFICER) (APPOINTMENT) ORDER.

2. In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 2 of the Towns Property Evaluation Act, Chapter 65 of the Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000-2003 and all other powers thereunto me enabling, I, VALDEMAR CASTILLO, Minister of Local Government, do hereby appoint the Commissioner of Lands and Surveys for the time being holding office as a valuation officer for the purpose of the said Act.

MADE by the Minister of Local Government this 14th day of January, 1992.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister of Local Government

Short title.

Appointment of valuation officer.

10 of 1992. Ch. 52.

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CHAPTER 65

BELIZE CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Rates.

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BELIZE CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER (Section 18)

[9th March, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

BELIZE CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER.

2. The following rates are to be levied and collected for the financial year beginning 1st April, 2002.

1. For the City of Belize:-

A. In respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 1.5% of the value thereof;

B. In respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars the sum of one dollar;

C. In respect of occupied property of the annual value of thirty-five dollars and above, 5% of the annual value thereof;

D. In respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 3% of the annual value thereof:-

29 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Rates.

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Providing, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

2. For Caye Caulker:-

A. In respect of unoccupied property of the value of three hundred dollars and over, one per centum of the value thereof;

B. In respect of unoccupied property of a value less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

C. In respect of occupied property an annual value in excess of thirty-five dollars, four per centum of the annual value thereof;

D. In respect of occupied property of an annual value less than thirty-five dollars three per centum of the annual value thereof;

Providing, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

3. For St. George’s Caye:-

A. In respect of unoccupied property of the value of three hundred dollars and over, one per centum of the value thereof;

B. In respect of unoccupied property of a value less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

C. In respect of occupied property of an annual value in excess of thirty-five dollars, six per centum of

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the annual value thereof;

D. In respect of occupied property of an annual value less than thirty-five dollars, three per centum of the annual value thereof;

Providing, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

MADE by the Belize City Council this 9th day of January, 2002.

(DAVID FONSECA) Mayor

Belize City Council

APPROVED by the Minister of Local Government this 22nd day of February, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister of Local Government

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CHAPTER 65

BELMOPAN CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee for the City of Belmopan.

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BELMOPAN CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER (Section 18)

[9th March, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

BELMOPAN CITY COUNCIL (PROPERTY FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property fee in respect of any property within the City of Belmopan shall be two per centum of the site value of such property.

MADE by the Belmopan City Council this 4th day of March, 2002.

(ANTHONY CHANONA) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 4th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister responsible for Local Government

28 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee for the City of Belmopan.

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CHAPTER 65

BENQUE VIEJO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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CHAPTER 65

BENQUE VIEJO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18)

[6th April, 2002.]

1. This Order maybe cited as the

BENQUE VIEJO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property Evaluation fee for Benque Viejo Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 1% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

(c) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of thirty-five dollars and above, 4% of the annual value thereof;

(d) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 3% of the annual value thereof;

Provided, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

41 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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MADE by the Benque Viejo Town Council this 25th day of March, 2002.

(GERARDO SOSA) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 25th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister responsible for Local Government

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CHAPTER 65

COROZAL TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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COROZAL TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18) [13th April, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

COROZAL TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property Evaluation fee for Corozal Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of one thousand two hundred dollars and above, 2% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of one hundred and eighty dollars and above, 4% of the annual value thereof.

MADE by the Corozal Town Council this 25th day of March, 2002.

(MARIO NARVAEZ) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 25th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister Responsible for Local Government

44 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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CHAPTER 65

DANGRIGA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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DANGRIGA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18)

[13th April, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

DANGRIGA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property Evaluation fee for Dangriga Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 4% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

(c) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of thirty-five dollars and above, 6% of the annual value thereof;

(d) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 3 % of the annual value thereof;

Provided, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

46 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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MADE by the Dangriga Town Council this 25th day of March, 2002.

(CASSIAN NUNEZ) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 25th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister responsible for Local Government

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CHAPTER 65

ORANGE WALK TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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CHAPTER 65

ORANGE WALK TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18)

[23rd March, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

ORANGE WALK TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property fee for Orange Walk Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 2% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

(c) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of thirty-five dollars and above, 5.5% of the annual value thereof;

(d) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 3% of the annual value thereof;

Provided, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property of holding of real property.

36 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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MADE by the Orange Walk Town Council this 12th day of March, 2002.

(REYNALDO BURGOS) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 12th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister Responsible for Local Government

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CHAPTER 65

PUNTA GORDA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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PUNTA GORDA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18)

[13th April, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

PUNTA GORDA TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property Evaluation fee for Punta Gorda Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 2% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

(c) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of thirty-five dollars and above, 10% of the annual value thereof;

(d) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 3% of the annual value thereof;

Provided, however, that the sum of one, dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

47 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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MADE by the Punta Gorda Town Council this 21st day of March, 2002.

(ANTHONY FUENTES) Acting Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 21st day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister responsible for Local Government

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CHAPTER 65

SAN IGNACIO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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CHAPTER 65

SAN IGNACIO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18)

[13th April, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

SAN IGNACIO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property Evaluation fee for San Ignacio Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 2% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

(c) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of thirty- five dollars and above, 10% of the annual value thereof;

(d) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 3% of the annual value thereof;

Provided, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real property.

45 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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MADE by the San Ignacio Town Council this 25th day of March, 2002.

(ORLANDO HABET) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 25th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister Responsible for Local Government

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CHAPTER 65

SAN PEDRO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1. Short title.

2. Property fee.

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SAN PEDRO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER

(Section 18)

[13th April, 2002.]

1. This Order may be cited as the

SAN PEDRO TOWN COUNCIL (PROPERTY EVALUATION FEE) ORDER.

2. The Property Evaluation fee for San Pedro Town shall be as follows:-

(a) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of three hundred dollars and above, 1.5% of the value thereof;

(b) in respect of unoccupied property of a value of less than three hundred dollars, the sum of one dollar;

(c) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of thirty-five dollars and above, 2.5 % of the annual value thereof;

(d) in respect of occupied property of an annual value of less than thirty-five dollars, 2.5% of the annual value thereof;

Provided, however, that the sum of one dollar shall be the minimum rate payable in respect of any property or holding of real- property.

48 of 2002. Ch. 52.

Short title.

Property fee.

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MADE by the San Pedro Town Council this 25th day of March, 2002.

(ALBERTO NUNEZ) Mayor

APPROVED by the Minister responsible for Local Government this 25th day of March, 2002.

(VALDEMAR CASTILLO) Minister responsible for Local Government
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