San Francisco Slashes Fees For Historical Property Program

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 6:11 PM EDT) -- The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted through an ordinance to encourage property owners to take advantage of the tax breaks associated with the city's historical property contracts program and more than halves fees for commercial properties.

In a unanimous vote, the ordinance was passed for a final time on its second reading and will head to the mayor's office in 10 days for a final approving signature. The amendments, put forward by Supervisor Scott Wiener, reduced application fees for commercial properties interested in...
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