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10-6-31Classification of property--Notation by director of equalization.

For the purposes of taxation, all property is hereby classified into the following classes:

(1)    Agricultural property;

(2)    Nonagricultural property; and

(3)    Owner-occupied single-family dwellings.

Agricultural property includes all property and land used exclusively for agricultural purposes, both tilled and untilled, and the improvements on the land. However, agricultural property does not include any normally occupied dwelling or automobile garage or portion of a building used for that purpose by the occupant of such dwelling. Owner-occupied single-family dwellings include all property classified pursuant to § 10-13-39.

Nonagricultural property includes all other property not otherwise classified.

The director of equalization in listing and assessing all property to which this section applies shall designate opposite each description the class to which the property belongs.

Source: SL 1931, ch 256; SL 1933, ch 191, § 1; SDC 1939, § 57.0332; SL 1953, ch 458; SL 1964, ch 210; SL 1965, ch 282, § 1; SL 1967, ch 319; SL 1977, ch 81, § 1; SL 1978, ch 71, § 1; SL 1979, ch 63, § 2; SL 1989, ch 82, § 41; SL 2008, ch 41, § 1; SL 2015, ch 65, § 2.


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