The Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) was created to implement a comprehensive wildfire prevention and emergency preparedness program for Marin County. MWPA is funded by a parcel tax approved by voters in March 2020. There is a low-income senior parcel tax exemption available to homeowners who meet certain criteria. You must re-apply every year before June 30th.
To qualify for an exemption from the Measure C – Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority – parcel tax, homeowners must meet the following criteria: • Owner must be 65 years old, or older, by July 1 of any applicable tax year • Property must be an owner-occupied, single-family residence (house, condo, townhome) • An exemption application must be filed annually before June 30th. • Household income is equal to or lower than theU.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income limits used to determine eligibility for assisted housing programs; calculated on number of people in household: 1 Person $102,450 2 People $117,100 3 People $131,750 4 People $146,350 5 People $158,100
The application period for the 2022-23 year closed on June 30, 2022. Applications for the 2023-24 year will be available in February 2023.