What is a Special Service Area & What Can It Do?
A special service area (SSA) is a taxing mechanism that can be used to fund a wide range of
special or additional services and/or physical improvements in a defined geographic area within
a municipality or jurisdiction. This type of district allows local governments to establish such
areas without incurring debt or levying a tax on the entire municipality. In short, an SSA allows
local governments to tax for and deliver services to limited geographic areas within their
Nelson Highview SSA #38
York Center SSA #37