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File #: 1081-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/11/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 5/20/2019 Final action: 5/22/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the enactment of a new five dollar ($5.00) permissive motor vehicle tax according to the terms and conditions of Section 4504.173 of the Ohio Revised Code. ($0.00)
Sponsors: Shayla Favor
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the City of Columbus to levy a five dollar ($5.00) permissive motor vehicle license tax as set forth in Section 4504.173 of the Ohio Revised Code, for motor vehicle licenses defined in Section 4503.10 of the Ohio Revised Code, in the City of Columbus, in Delaware County, Fairfield County, and Franklin County, Ohio. By enacting this permissive motor vehicle license tax, the City of Columbus seeks to fund numerous roadway and bridge improvements throughout the City.

Title
To authorize and direct the enactment of a new five dollar ($5.00) permissive motor vehicle tax according to the terms and conditions of Section 4504.173 of the Ohio Revised Code. ($0.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the City of Columbus is in need of various roadway and bridge improvements; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to obtain funding for the above mentioned improvements; and

WHEREAS, Section 4504.173 of the Ohio Revised Code authorizes municipalities to enact a five dollar ($5.00) permissive motor vehicle license tax to fund said improvements; and

WHEREAS, this legislation authorizes the City of Columbus to levy the aforementioned tax in an effort to fund numerous roadway and bridge improvements; and

WHEREAS, the proceeds of the motor vehicle license tax will be deposited into the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund (Fund 2266) to supplement revenue already available for such purposes; now, therefore

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the City of Columbus be and hereby is authorized to levy an annual motor vehicle license tax upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways pursuant to Section 4504.173 of the Ohio Revised Code, for the purposes of providing additional revenue for the purposes set forth in Section 4504.173 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Such tax shall be at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per motor vehicle on all motor vehicles in the district of registration of which, as defin...

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