The reading and adoption of the following proposed Ordinance by the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., December 12, 2013, in the Commissioners meeting room at the County Administrative Complex, located at 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, Florida.
AN ORDINANCE OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO THE SANTA ROSA COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT LEVYING AN ADDITIONAL 1% TAX FOR A TOTAL OF 5% TAX ON EACH WHOLE AND MAJOR FRACTION OF EACH DOLLAR OF THE TOTAL RENTAL CHARGED EVERY PERSON WHO RENTS, LEASES OR LETS FOR CONSIDERATION ANY LIVING QUARTERS OR ACCOMMODA¬TIONS IN ANY HOTEL, APARTMENT HOTEL, MOTEL, RESORT MOTEL, APARTMENT, APARTMENT MOTEL, ROOMING HOUSE, TOURIST OR TRAILER CAMP, OR CONDOMINIUM, FOR A TERM OF SIX MONTHS OR LESS IN THE ENTIRE SANTA ROSA COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT; PROVIDING TAX SHALL APPLY TO FAIR MARKET VALUE OF PROPERTY OR CONSIDERATION RECEIVED IN LIEU OF RENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR THE TAX LEVIED TO CONSTITUTE A LIEN ON THE PROPERTY OF THE LESSEE, CUSTOMER OR TENANT; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The Ordinance may be inspected by the public prior to the above scheduled meeting at the Office of the Clerk of Courts, BOCC Support Services Department, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, Florida. All interested parties should take notice that if they decide to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter coming before said Board at said meeting, it is their individual responsibility to insure that a record of the proceeding they are appealing exists and for such purpose they will need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record shall include the testimony and the evidence upon which their appeal is to be based. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to these proposed ordinances. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a public hearing you are entitled to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Emily Spencer at (850) 983-1855 or at 6495 Caroline Street, Milton at least one (1) week prior to the date of the public hearing.