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All exemption applications may be obtained at the Assessor’s Office in Room 302 at City Hall, weekdays between 8 am and 5 pm.
All exemption applications must be filed between January 1 and March 1. Basic Star exemptions are for any resident owning property and residing on the property. All owners must complete the application (PDF) and sign it. We will need a photocopy of all owners’ drivers’ licenses as proof of residency.
For assistance regarding Enhanced STAR, please call the Assessor’s Office at 518-434-5155.
A grievance complaint form may be filed after May 1, but not later than Grievance Day which is the 4th Tuesday in May. Forms may be obtained at the Assessor’s Office beginning May 1.
Assessments change as a result of new construction, fires, demolitions and periodic citywide assessment updates, which are necessary in maintaining an equitable assessment roll.
Yes, you can view any parcel on the maps in the Assessor’s Office.