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File #: 21-0062    Version: 0 Name: High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Clarifications
Type: Ordinance Status: Held
File created: 4/5/2021 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Clarifications For the purpose of revising the definition of “newly constructed”; clarifying and extending the tax credit qualification deadlines for certain high-performance newly constructed dwellings; clarifying the termination of the tax credit program; conforming and clarifying related provisions; defining a certain term; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Eric T. Costello, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Phylicia Porter, Sharon Green Middleton, James Torrence, Mark Conway, Antonio Glover, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Dwellings, High-Performance Buildings
Attachments: 1. 21-0062~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0062, 3. Planning - 21-0062, 4. Live Baltimore 21-0062, 5. XX Final Synopsis 21-0062, 6. BDC 21-0062, 7. Finance 21-0062, 8. Finance Amendments 21-0062, 9. Written Testimony #1 21-0062, 10. XX Hearing Notes 21-0062, 11. 21-0062~3rd Reader
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Costello

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Clarifications
For the purpose of revising the definition of “newly constructed”; clarifying and extending the tax credit qualification deadlines for certain high-performance newly constructed dwellings; clarifying the termination of the tax credit program; conforming and clarifying related provisions; defining a certain term; and providing for a special effective date.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 28 - Taxes
Section(s) 10-18.1
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 28. Taxes

Subtitle 10. Credits

§ 10-18.1. High-performance newly constructed dwellings.

(a) Definitions.

(1) In general.

In this section, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

(2) High-performance.

“High-performance” means meeting the performance standards set forth in State Tax-Property Article _ 9-242(a) {“‘High performance building’ defined”}.

(3) Newly constructed dwelling.

[“Newly constructed dwelling” has the meaning stated in State Tax-Property Article _ 9-304(d) {“Newly constructed dwellings”}.]

(i) In general.

“Newly constructed dwelling” means residential real property:

(A) that has not b...

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