of the Town of Avon is obligated by New York State law to
maintain assessments at a uniform percentage of market value.
The Assessor is responsible for establishing and maintaining
assessments, retain and updating inventory records, processing
and storing transfers/sales, tax maps and administering exemptions.
We receive copies of all permits issued by the Department
of Planning & Zoning. This information is recorded on
our computers and used to update our property record cards.
prepares the Assessment Roll each year that lists information
for each property in the Town. When the Assessment Roll is
finalized each year it becomes the base upon which annual
real property tax levies are derived. An accurate Assessment
Roll is vital to the delivery of public services and maintaining
the fiscal strength of local government.
function of the Assessor's Office is the administration of
many exemptions for which property owners may quality. A few
of the exemptions available are:
All exemption applications can be picked up in our office,
downloaded here or on the NYS Department of Tax & Finance
They must be filed in our office by March 1st.
NEW FOR 2016: Due to new legislation, NYS Tax &
Finance Department is changing the STAR exemption program.
Property owners with existing Basic Star or
Enhanced Star exemptions will continue to receive the exemption
on their school bill. However, new property owners as of
3/1/2015 or homeowners who have never had the exemption
before, will not be part of the Star Check Program (it will
not be applied toward your school tax bill - you will now
receive a check directly from the state). To register for
the Star Check Program (Basic or Enhanced) please call NYS
Tax and Finance at 518-457-2036 or visit www.tax.ny.gov
Phone: 585-226-2425, ext. 17
clerk, Robert Schwartz
Phone: 585-226-2425, ext. 16
Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
must be filed by March 1st.
Town of Avon
27 Genesee St.
Avon, N.Y. 14414
Legal Dates on the Assessment Calendar:
LET US KNOW:
To ensure that our assessment records reflect the most current
mailing address and to ensure that our tax bills are sent
to the correct address, please notify this office of any mailing
Assessor's office does NOT:
true tax amounts, only tax rates.
(For previous year's tax information, please call the
Town Clerk/Receiver of Taxes office at 585-226-2425,
ext. 10 or 11)
phone numbers of town residents. (Please consult the
questions regarding zoning.
questions regarding building permits.
(Please call the Building and Zoning Dept. at 585-226-2425,