[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Augusta as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-5-2019 by Ord. No. 19-191]
As used in this ordinance, the following terms shall have the meaning indicated:
- ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY
- As defined by Title 26, § 814, Subsection 1, Paragraph A, of the Maine Revised Statutes, active military duty with the state military forces, as defined in Title 37-B, § 102, of the Maine Revised Statutes, or the United States Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, whether pursuant to the order of the Governor or the President of the United States, when the duty assignment is in combat theatre or in an area where armed conflict is taking place.
Pursuant to Title 36, § 1483-A, of the Maine Revised Statutes, the City shall exempt from the annual excise tax imposed pursuant to Title 36, Section 1482, of the Maine Revised Statutes vehicles owned by a Maine resident who is on active duty serving in the Armed Forces of the United States as defined by Title 36, § 1483-A, of the Maine Revised Statutes and who is permanently stationed at a military or naval post, station or base outside of the State of Maine or who is deployed for military service for more than 180 days. To apply for the exemption the resident must provide documentation as required pursuant to Title 36, § 1483-A, of the Maine Revised Statutes to the Tax Collector or his/her designee and comply with any policies or rules imposed by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles or Maine Revenue Services in relation to registration procedures or the collection of excise tax.