2020 Code of Alabama
Title 41 - State Government.
Chapter 23 - Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
Article 2 - Alabama Enterprise Zone Act.
Section 41-23-25 - Nontax Incentives.
Nontax incentives shall include:
(1) REGULATION EXEMPTIONS. The local governments may exempt regulations to the extent they propose in the application for designation; however, no such exemption can adversely affect the health and welfare of the citizens of the state. Such exemption shall be by resolution or ordinance.
(2) EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.
a. Employee training may be made available to zone business through the department.
b. Technical assistance in business start-ups. A business starting up in the enterprise zone may be afforded technical assistance such as accounting, planning, etc., through a public university or state junior college in the area, which has agreed to accept such responsibility. Assistance may be provided by the small business development centers, technical assistance centers and others.
(3) INCREASED OR SPECIALIZED SERVICES PROVIDED BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS. The local governments would state in the application for designation such increased services it would provide, such as fire protection, police protection and utility services. All services are at local option.
(Acts 1987, No. 87-573, p. 897, §6.)