Alteration or Rehabilitation of Historic Real Property

This exemption applies to the increase of assessment due to alterations or rehabilitation made to a property located in the designated Historic District of the City of Rome. Alterations or rehabilitation must be for the purpose of historic preservation and must commence subsequent to the effective date of the local law adopted June 10, 1998. This exemption is equal to 100 percent of the increase in the assessed value of the property for the first five years and then decreases 20 percent per year for an additional four years. This exemption applies to city taxes only.

Click here for the Historic District Exemption application.