Special Assessment Policy

The purpose of these Special Assessment Policies is to set forth the policies and procedures for the determination of benefit and the assessment of cost of the various public improvements that are constructed and installed by the City of Springfield pursuant to law, charter, or order of the City Council.  These policies shall serve as a guide for this and future City Councils, for administrative personnel, and as a source of information for all persons concerned with such matters.  It is the intent and purpose of these policies to provide for and insure consistent, uniform, fair, and equitable treatment, insofar as is practical and possible, of all property owners in regard to the assessment of cost for benefits to property for the various improvements of streets and utilities within the City of Springfield.