RESOLUTION #214 – Local Law #11
(Passed at October 3, 2017 Full Mtg)
APPROVAL/ LOCAL LAW TO AMEND CHAPTER 220, ARTICLE XI (COLD WAR
VETERANS EXEMPTION), SECTION 220-70 OF THE CODE OF PUTNAM COUNTY
ENTITLED “EXEMPTION GRANTED”
A Local Law to Amend Chapter 220, Article XI (Cold War Veterans Exemption), Section
220-70 of the Code of Putnam County Entitled “Exemption Granted”
Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the County of Putnam as follows:
Chapter 220, Article XI, Section 220-70 of the Putnam County Code is hereby amended to
read as follows:
Section 220-70. Exemption Granted.
In accordance with the provisions of § 458-b of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of
New York, residential real property owned by veterans who rendered military service to
the United States during the “Cold War” shall be exempt from County taxation. The
exemption authorized by this section shall apply to qualifying owners of qualifying real
property for as long as they remain qualifying owners, without regard to such ten year
limitation contained in RPTL §458-b.
This local law shall take effect immediately upon its filing with the Secretary of State.