Tax Exemption Program

Black Turnstones in flight

Black Turnstones in flight. Photo by Tony Quin

Natural Area Protection Tax Exemption Program [NAPTEP]

A joint initiative with Islands Trust and Islands Trust Fund, NAPTEP allows landowners who preserve natural features of their land through conservation covenants to receive a reduction in property taxes on the protected portion the land. CHI will assist applicants in preparing the application.

For more information and to download an application form, see the Islands Trust Fund website..