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Municipal Finance Legal Guidance Publications

Published documents relating to legal guidelines, opinions and advisories.

The Division of Local Services' Bureau of Municipal Finance Law publishes Information Guideline Releases, Local Finance Opinions and other advisories.  The documents released for calendar 2017 are included here as well as FAQs relating to property taxation and the Municipal Modernization Act.

Legal Index For Municipal Officers

The goal of this Legal Index is to provide an organized reference tool to assist municipal officers and counsel in conducting research and dispensing information and advice.  Informational Guideline Releases (IGRs), Bulletins and related opinions and advisories can be found on the Division of Local Service (DLS)  website and via  Gateway in the  DLSLAW Library.

Legal Index for Municipal Officials

Betterments and Special Assesments

Overview of Statutory Treatment of Municipal Revenue