Special Downtown District

The Special Downtown Tax District covers about 20 blocks in Downtown Lenoir and is overseen by Downtown Economic Department. The tax rate for the Special Downtown District is currently $0.20 cents per $100 valuation. City Council approves the tax rate when it approves the city budget.

Special Downtown District FundsAerial view of Special Downtown District

Revenue raised via the Special Downtown District funds about 25% of Downtown Economic Development's budget. The remainder of the department’s budget is funded via General Fund Revenues.

Interactive Map

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  • B3 Central Business Zone
  • Municipal Service District
  • National Register Historic District
special downtown district arc gis map