Historic Property Tax Exemption and Assessment

Article VII, Sections 3 and 4; Article XII, Section 22

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With respect to historic property granted ad valorem tax exemption by a county or municipality, removes a requirement that the owner be engaged in renovating the property. Authorizes the Legislature to allow counties or municipalities, by ordinance, to assess historic properties solely on the basis of character or use for ad valorem tax purposes, subject to eligibility requirements specified by general law.

The Florida Legislature

Status: Passed
Made Ballot: 05/15/1997 
Ballot Number: 1  
Election Date: 11/03/1998 
 Votes For: 1,970,419   
 Votes Against: 1,646,069   

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