Lights installed under the provisions of this chapter shall be removed only by ordinance of County Council or upon its direction after receipt of a petition, signed by a majority of the property owners within the bounds of any lighted community or village, requesting such removal. No such ordinance or petition shall be considered by County Council at any time within 3 years after the date of the first light tax billing issued after the installation of such lights. After the removal of such lights, no light tax shall be levied against properties within the bounds of the community or village identified in the ordinance or petition. In the event that such lights are removed, County Council shall not refund any light tax that has been levied for the fiscal year during which the lights are removed.
Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2104
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307