2016-31

ORDINANCE TO LEVY A MUNICIPAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE FEE PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 4504.17 AND 4504.171, OHIO REVISED CODE, as amended

WHEREAS, The Council for the City of Marion hereby determines that there is a need for levying an annual license tax upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways pursuant to Section 4504.17 and Section 4504.171 of the Ohio Revised Code, for the purposes of paying the costs and expenses of performing and administering the tax provided for in the section; and to provide additional revenue for the purposes set forth in Section 4504.06, Ohio Revised Code; and to supplement revenue already available for such purposes.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio:

 

Section1.        There is hereby levied an additional annual license tax, in addition to that which is contained in Resolution 2016-06, upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways pursuant to ORC 4504.17 and 4504.171, for the purposes of paying the costs and expenses of enforcing and administering the tax provided for in this section and to provide additional revenue for the purposes set forth in ORC 4504.06, and to supplement revenue already available for such purposes.

 

Section 2.       Such tax shall be at the total rate of $10.00 per motor vehicle, in addition to that which is contained in Resolution 2016-06, on each and every motor vehicle the district of registration of which, as defined in ORC 4503.10 is the City of Marion, Ohio.

 

Section 3.       As used in this ordinance, the term “motor vehicle” means any and all vehicles included within the definition of motor vehicle in ORC 4501.01 and 4505.01.

 

Section 4.       Tax imposed by this Ordinance shall apply to and be in effect for the registration year commencing January 1, 2017 and shall continue in effect and application during each registration year thereafter.

 

Section 5.       The tax imposed by this Ordinance shall be paid to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles of the State of Ohio or to a Deputy Registrar at the time application for registration of a motor vehicle is made as provided in ORC 4503.10.

 

Section 6.       All monies derived from the tax hereinbefore levied shall be used by the City of Marion for the purposes specified in this Ordinance.

 

Section 7.       This Ordinance shall become effective from and after the earliest date allowed by law and is not an emergency measure.

 

 

Approved:                                                      ___________________________

                                                                        Dr. Scot Gray

                                                                        President of Council

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest:

 

 

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Clerk of Council