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SECTION 6202. Uses and Purposes of Revenue. <br /> <br /> The uses and purposes to which the additional revenue <br />emanating from said District pursuant to and as a result of <br />this Chapter shall be put are any one or more of the following: <br /> <br />a. The acquisition, construction, or maintenance of <br /> parking facilities for the benefit of the District; <br /> <br />b. Decoration of any public place in the District; <br /> <br />c. Promotion of public events which are to take place on <br /> or in public places in the District; <br /> <br />d. Furnishing of music in any public place in the District; <br /> and <br /> <br />e. The general promotion of business activities in the <br /> District. <br /> <br />SECTION 6202.1. Condemnation Not Authorized. <br /> <br /> The provisions of this Chapter confer no authority upon the <br />Downtown Business Promotion District created hereby to acquire <br />property, real or personal, by eminent domain. <br /> <br />SECTION 6203. Business Classification and Rate of Levy. <br /> The initial rate of increase or the additional levy of the <br />general business license tax imposed upon the businesses within <br />said District and the breakdown by class of business are hereby <br />fixed, levied, determined, and established as follows: <br /> <br />CLASSIFICATION OF BUSINESSES <br /> <br />CLASS A: <br /> <br />Ail businesses classified under <br />Section 6131.(a) of this Article, <br />excepting therefrom automobile <br />retail sales, automotive parts <br />and sales, and automotive service <br />of any nature whatsoever. <br /> <br />AMOUNT OF ADDITIONAL TA~ <br /> <br />An additional tax equal to <br />three (3) times the City <br />business license tax <br />applicable to such business. <br /> <br />CLASS B: <br /> <br />Ail other businesses of any <br />nature whatsoever required to pay <br />business licenses under this <br />Article. <br /> <br />An additional tax equal to <br />the city business license <br />tax applicable to such <br />business. <br /> <br />CLASS C: <br /> <br />If any business taxable hereunder falls into both Class A and <br />Class B, it shall pay tax upon the Class A business at the same <br />rate as provided in Class A and shall pay tax on Class B business <br />at the rate provided for Class B businesses. <br /> <br />CLASS D: <br /> <br />Any business, person, or institution located within the Business <br />Promotion District which is exempt from the payment of a business <br />license tax by reason of the State Constitution or any State or <br />Federal law is not taxed under this Chapter, but may make a <br />voluntary contribution in lieu of the tax imposed hereunder. <br /> <br />-2- <br /> <br /> <br />