Neighborhood Revitalization Plan

Goals of the Thomas County Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (NRP):
  • Stimulate economic growth
  • Does not interfere with current property tax revenue
  • Encourages reinvestment in the community
  • Will offer incentives for development where development might not otherwise occur
  • Creates long term tax revenue, without creating a fiscal burden on the cities and county
  • Provides incentives for existing businesses to expand, renovate, and often times increase in size/scope of the original construction or expansion plans

Criteria for Eligibility: 

  • Must have a minimum increase of $25,000 in County Appraised Value.
  • Any parcel that is delinquent in the payment of any ad valorem property tax assessment or special assessment shall not be eligible for any rebate.
  • All applications must be approved before construction begins.
  • All tax benefits under this program will transfer with a change of ownership of qualifying property.
  • Non–refundable application fee of $50 made out to the Thomas County Appraiser.
  • This is a five (5) year open application period ending December 31, 2017.

Application Procedure:

Requests must be RECEIVED and APPROVED before commencement of construction.  There will be NO exceptions.

  • Meet with and obtain an application from the County Appraiser’s Office.
  • Prior to the commencement of construction for which a tax rebate will be requested, the applicant-owner will complete Part 1 of the application.
  • Parts 1 and 2 of the application must be filed with the County Appraiser’s office with a non-refundable $50 application fee prior to the commencement of construction.
  • The County Appraiser’s office will return a copy of Parts 1 & 2 to the applicant within fifteen (15) working days, indicating approval or denial of the project.

The Thomas County Neighborhood Revitalization Plan brochure, in PDF format, is available to print here.

Information

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Chamber of Commerce
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Colby Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Thomas County Economic Development
350 S. Range Suite 12 Colby, KS 67701
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