Section 11-51-90.3

Limitation on imposition of business license tax on rental of residential real estate.

(a) Notwithstanding anything in this chapter to the contrary, a municipality may not impose a business license tax on the rental of residential real estate on a per unit basis unless the municipality was imposing a business license tax on residential real estate on a per unit basis prior to January 1, 2014.

(b) As used in this section, the term "business license tax" does not include a privilege or license tax in the nature of a lodging tax. This section shall not be construed to prohibit a municipality or related municipal board or entity from imposing fees on commercial or residential developments or projects within the jurisdiction of the municipality. This section shall not apply to an Alabama improvement district organized pursuant to Chapter 99A of this title, a capital improvement cooperative district organized pursuant to Chapter 99B of this title, an industrial development board, or a water and sewer board.

(Act 2014-15, p. 49, §1.)