About the Board
The Mount Pleasant Borough Business District Authority (BDA) is the oldest operating Authority in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The BDA was created in 1983 by an act of Mount Pleasant Borough Council to improve, promote and enhance the business district of the borough.
The Mount Pleasant Business District Authority’s Mission Statement: “The purpose of the Mount Pleasant Business District Authority is to support, strengthen, grow existing and attract new businesses which will enhance the property values within the Mount Pleasant business district.”
The Business District Authority is a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Taxing Authority. The Business District Authority’s Assessment Tax is determined by the individual property assessment value from the Westmoreland county tax office subject to taxation according to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania D § 1-432 multiplied by the established Mount Pleasant Business District Authority Rate resulting in the tax assessment issued to property owners
Individual Property Assessment Value from WESTMORELAND CO TAX ASSESSMENT OFFICE by
x SET Rate Established by the Mount Pleasant Business District Authority
= Mount Pleasant Business District Authority Tax Assessment
For further information of the guidelines of the Business District Authorities Tax Assessment Protocol and Exemptions –
please see Section 1.5 of the Mount Pleasant Business District Authority Bylaws.