CHAPTER 157 - DOVER

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE TOWN OF DOVER' TO 'THE CITY OF DOVER' AND ESTABLISHING A CHARTER THEREFOR" BY EXEMPTING CERTAIN REAL ESTATE FROM MUNICIPAL TAXATION.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each Branch of the Legislature concurring therein):

Section 1. The City Council of The City of Dover is hereby authorized and empowered and may by ordinance or resolution duly adopted release and exempt the real estate, not exceeding five acres, of any person, firm, association or corporation within the corporate limits of The City of Dover, upon which any manufacturing plant, or any other industrial improvements shall be made or erected for the employment of labor, or any real estate upon which any buildings are now erected and which after the passage of this Act shall be used for any manufacturing or any industrial pursuit as aforesaid, not before carried on therein, from any municipal taxes, water rents, or charge for electric current, or any of them, for a period not in excess of ten years from the passing of such ordinance or resolution.

Approved February 4, 1935.