special benefit

Definition of "special benefit"
  1. An enhancement in property value that is directly derived from a public improvement and isn't something that the broader community also enjoys
How to use "special benefit" in a sentence
  1. Due to the new park construction, the adjacent properties experienced a special benefit in the form of an increase in value.
  2. The city council decided to levy a tax on properties that received a special benefit from the upgraded transportation system.
  3. The owners of the properties that saw a special benefit from the new water treatment plant were asked to contribute to its maintenance costs.

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