What Is An Essential Community Facility ?
Those public improvements requisite to the beneficial and orderly development of a community operated on a nonprofit basis.
A function customarily provided by a local unit of government;
Does not include private affairs, commercial or business undertakings (except for limited authority for industrial parks);
Is operated on a nonprofit basis
No individual, commercial, or business undertakings (except for limited authority for industrial parks)
All facilities must be for public use
Exception: YMCA, YWCA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Camp Fire Girls •
The facility is the physical structure and the service to be provided.
•Able to demonstrate significant community support.
•Provide resolution or letter of support from affected local government(s) to indicate that:
Service is needed
Facility will not adversely impact other facilities providing similar services
This is NOT a requirement for financial support