WHAT IS A SPECIAL SERVICE AREA
Special Service Areas are localized tax districts that fund expanded services and programs through a localized property tax levy within a contiguous area. The enhanced services are in addition to those currently provided through the city.
The South Shore Chamber of Commerce is the proud service provider of SSA #42.
Area businesses, property owners, and consumers are surveyed about their vision for the neighborhood and the need for specific services.
Special Service Area #42 was created in partnership with 5th Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston and the South Shore Chamber of Commerce to provide additional services to the business corridors.
A Special Service Area, also known as Business Improvement Districts, are local tax districts that fund expanded services and programs.