Section 5709.49 | Service payments.
(A) The governing board of a regional transportation improvement project that has declared an improvement to be a public purpose under section 5709.48 of the Revised Code shall require the owner of any parcel located in the transportation financing district to make annual service payments in lieu of taxes to the county treasurer on or before the final dates for payment of real property taxes. Each such payment shall be charged and collected in the same manner and in the same amount as the real property taxes that would have been charged and payable against the improvement if it were not exempt from taxation. If any reduction in the levies otherwise applicable to such exempt property is made by the county budget commission under section 5705.31 of the Revised Code, the amount of the service payment in lieu of taxes shall be calculated as if such reduction in levies had not been made.
(B) Moneys collected as service payments in lieu of taxes from a parcel shall be distributed at the same time and in the same manner as real property tax payments. If a resolution adopted under section 5709.48 of the Revised Code specifies that service payments shall be paid to another subdivision or taxing unit in which the parcel is located, the county treasurer shall distribute the portion of the service payments to that subdivision or taxing unit in an amount equal to the property tax payments the subdivision or taxing unit would have received from the portion of the parcel's improvement exempted from taxation had the improvement not been exempted, or some other amount as directed in the resolution. The treasurer shall maintain a record of the service payments in lieu of taxes made from property in each transportation financing district.
(C) Nothing in this section or section 5709.48 of the Revised Code affects the taxes levied against that portion of the value of any parcel of property that is not exempt from taxation.