The main goals of this office are to:
- estimate the value of real property within the Town and Village, complying with the New York State real property tax laws, in order to maintain assessments at a uniform percentage of market value,
- inspect new constructions and improvements to existing structures to ensure that the physical inventory is correct and properly assessed,
- administer and approve all real property exemptions.
For a list of property tax exemptions click here
For a listing of commonly used forms and applications used for real estate property services, please visit the NYS Real Property forms website.
For general information on the assessment process and the impact on the property owner, download NYS published pamphlet – Fair Assessments – A guide for property owners.
The Office of Real Property Services for New York State has a wealth of information for property owners on the assessment process.
For Orleans County Property Tax Info: click here.