ERIE.GOV | Your information resource from the government of Erie County, New York


County Executive Elected Officials County Departments Living In Erie County Visiting Erie County Growing your business in Erie County State and regional municipalities

3. Assessment Cycle


Assessor Pages

     Assessors Pages  
 
 Click here to return to Assessor's main page

1.  Assessments
     How assessments are determined. 
     FAQ's

2.  Exemptions
     Common exemptions available.
     FAQ's

3.  Assessment Cycle
     Challenge Information
     Important Timetable
   
FAQ's

4.  Data Collection
     Building permits
     Property Sales
     Field Review
     Property Inspections
     FAQ's

5.  Resources
      
Helpful Links

6.  Glossary
     
Common Terms

Make the assessment information, including challenge/grievance process, available to property owners in a fair, open, accessible and lawful manner.


Assessment Challenge Information

Click here for our new Online Assessment Review (OARS)

Informal Assessment Review
Informal Review Applications are accepted January 1st to April 1st

The Assessor's Office will continue to offer property owners an Informal Review Process. If you feel your assessment is incorrect then you must provide the Assessor with reasonable information, based on market sales, that supports your opinion of market value.

In comparing similar sales, it is important to remember that location, style, age and size are critical to the comparison process. For example: if you purchased your home for $200,000 on a particular street or neighborhood DO NOT look for homes that sell for $150,000 in other neighborhoods or compare a 5 year old house with a 50 year old house. BE REALISTIC AND HONEST.

These worksheets are intended to assist you in determining if you are assessed fairly.  It is up to you to demonstrate that your property is not assessed at full market value. Your property should be assessed at 100% of its full market value.

Board of Assessment Review - “Grievance Day” is Fourth Tuesday in May

Small Claims Assessment Review