Frederick County refunds and waives building fees

Subtitle: County cut in building excise tax means more money for developers
Source: Gazette
Author: Sherry Greenfield
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Date Published: 12/29/2011
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Developers in Frederick County found something special in their Christmas stocking this year — money. Since the Frederick Board of County Commissioners cut the building excise tax to zero on Nov. 1, from the previous 75 cents per square foot for commercial buildings and 25 cents per square foot for housing, developers reaped nearly $184,000 in rewards.