2021 Code of Alabama
Title 41 - State Government.
Chapter 23 - Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
Article 2 - Alabama Enterprise Zone Act.
Section 41-23-23 - Applications; Selection of Zones; Enterprise Zone Advisory Council.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 41-23-23 (2021)

Section 41-23-23

Applications; selection of zones; Enterprise Zone Advisory Council.

Selection of zones and the general guidelines for implementation of the provisions of this article shall be as follows:

(1) The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs shall see that all applications are processed as follows:

a. The state or any governmental entity in the proposed area may submit an application for zone designation.

b. Each application should provide a statement of incentives being offered by the governmental entities, such as:

1. Regulatory relief or waiver;

2. Services provided;

3. Tax incentives;

4. Other nontax incentives.

c. It is contemplated that state, county and/or municipal governments may devise an innovative package of local incentives in their respective jurisdictions and aggressively pursue zone designation.

(2) Zones shall be selected by the department, with input from the advisory council, which shall have the responsibility for the general implementation of the law.

(3) An Enterprise Zone Advisory Council consisting of members of the Alabama Department of Commerce, Southern Development Council, Department of Labor, Department of Education, State Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Management, Department of Agriculture and Industries, Department of Revenue, and other qualified individuals or organizations shall be appointed by the Governor with provisions to insure geographic representation of rural and urban areas. This council shall be limited to 11 representatives and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-573, p. 897, §4; Act 2018-152, §3.)

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