The Maysville Codes Enforcement Board, serving as the vacant properties review commission, met Tuesday to review requests from property owners to be removed from the vacant and abandoned properties list.
Requests were considered from owners of 16 properties and none were denied removal, although most came with a caveat of some sort.
Among the properties removed from the list was the Hayswood Hospital property along with the former site of Vance’s Drugstore and Gantley building in downtown Maysville.
In December, city commissioners enacted the ordinance that places a $5 per $100 of accessed value tax on abandoned property.
The tax penalizes owners whose property is placed on a list of properties determined to have been vacant for at least a year, on the delinquent property tax list for three years, dangerous, void of…