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The General Law Village Act (Excerpt) Act 3 Of 1895

Published: 2015

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Act 3 of 1895

68.32 Ordinance providing special assessment procedure; contents; additional assessments; disposition of excess assessments; payment of future due installments.

Sec. 32.

The complete special assessment procedure to be used, including the time when special assessments may be levied; the kinds of local public improvements for which a hearing is required on the resolution levying the special assessments; the preparing of plans and specifications; estimated costs; the preparation, hearing, and correction of the special assessment roll; the collection of special assessments; the assessment of single lots or parcels; and any other matters concerning the making of improvements by the special assessment method, shall be provided by ordinance. The ordinance shall authorize additional assessments, if the prior assessment proves insufficient to pay for the improvement or is determined to be invalid, in whole or in part, and shall provide for the refund of excess assessments; however, if the excess is less than 5% of total cost as defined by ordinance, it may be placed in the general fund of the village. The payment of future due installments of a special assessment against a parcel of land may be made at any time in full, with interest accrued to the due date of the next installment.

History: Add. 1974, Act 4, Imd. Eff. Jan. 30, 1974


Am. 1978, Act 29, Imd. Eff. Feb. 24, 1978

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