Seneca Falls, NY - Historic Gateway to the Finger Lakes
 
 
    Town Government | Community | For Business | Police | Fire | Seneca County | Historic Seneca Falls        Visit Seneca Falls!    Home
 
   

ASSESSMENT OFFICE

 

NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF TENATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL
(Pursuant to Sections 506 and 526 of the Real Property Tax Law)
HEARING OF COMPLAINTS
(Download Notice in .pdf)

Notice is hereby given that the Assessor of the Town of Seneca Falls, County of Seneca, has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year and that a copy has been left with the Town Assessment Office, at 130 Ovid Street, where it may be seen or examined by any interested person until the last Tuesday in May. The Tentative Assessment Roll is also available for viewing on the Seneca County Website: www.co.seneca.ny.us per the requirement of RPTL section 1590 (2).

The Assessor will be in attendance with the Tentative Assessment Roll on: May 4th, May 8th,

May11th, and May 18th.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, I will be available by appointment only. Feel free to call me at: 315.568.9700.

Grievance Day may, or may not, be held as usual depending on State mandated restrictions. At the very least, the Board of Assessment Review will receive all complaints with written material.

The Board of Assessment Review will meet on: May 25, between the hours of 4:00 to 8:00 PM. at the Town of Seneca Falls Municipal Building, located at 130 Ovid Street in said Town, to examine all complaints in relation to assessments on the application of any person believing him/herself to be aggrieved.

A publication containing procedures for contesting an assessment is available at your Town Assessor’s Office.

Dated this 1st day of May, 2021
Deborah L. Von Wald, Assessor
Town of Seneca Falls

PUBLIC NOTICE:

Notice concerning the examination of assessment inventory and valuation data (Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law).

Notice is hereby given that assessment inventory and valuation data is available for examination and review. The data is the information which will be used to establish the assessment of each parcel which will appear on the tentative assessment roll of the Town of Seneca Falls which will be filed on or before

May 1st. The information may be reviewed, by appointment, in the Assessor’s office at 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, NY. An appointment to review the assessment information may be made by calling the Accessor at 315-568-9700.

Dated on this 1st day of April 2021.
Accessor - Deborah L. Von Wald


- View Online Property Assessment Records
- Learn about Assessments and Property Tax
- Do you know what your tax bill is telling you?
- School Property Tax Report Cards


This office is responsible for the assessing function. This function forms the basis of the distribution of taxes. It is not involved with setting tax rates for school, town or county budgets. If you have questions regarding your taxes please contact the proper representatives.

The assessor is responsible for the listing and assigning of assessed values to every property in the town. This office monitors all sales and analyzes the local real estate market, supply and demand, economic situations and other influences that affect property values. We maintain current ownership records, sales information as well as property characteristics. These characteristics, in combination with analysis of the real estate market are used to determine market value and in turn form the basis for the assessed value of the property. Our goal is to establish value in a fair and equitable manner and every effort is made.

Some Exemptions Available

STAR - BASIC & ENHANCED - Everyone is eligible on his or her primary residence. Land- contract owners and owner-occupied Manufactured homes in parks are also eligible. The 2017 income limit for Enhanced STAR exemptions for 2019 is $86,300. (Download PDF)

ALTERNATIVE VETERANS - Must have been in the service during a period of war, not necessarily served in the war. (Download PDF)

SENIOR CITIZEN LOW INCOME - Must be 65 years or older and total income is less than $22,499. There is a sliding scale basis for % of exemption. (Download PDF)

DISABILITY - Must have physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more major life activities and total income of $22,499 or less. There is a sliding scale basis for % of exemption. (Download PDF)

AGRICULTURAL - must be 7 or more acres.

BUSINESS INVESTMENT - Established or new businesses are eligible if the increase in assessed value of any improvements is more than $10,000. (Download PDF)

Resources Available

TAX MAPS - > Resources Available TAX MAPS - Town of Seneca Falls ASSESSMENT ROLLS - Town of Seneca Falls PROPERTY RECORD CARDS - these cards have inventory information about the > property, digital pictures & a sketch of the outside dimensions of the > building. Click here to view the tax maps online.

SALES BOOKS - These books are organized by types of homes sold with pictures and inventory information.

Assessor’s Office

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 to 4:30 PM

Deborah L. Von Wald
Assessor
130 Ovid Street, Room 144
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
315-568-9700
Fax: 315-568-5473
dvonwald@senecafalls.com

Kim Rose
Real Property Tax Service Aide
130 Ovid Street, Room 144
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
315-568-9700
krose@senecafalls.com

Links
- Online Property Assessment Records
- Assessment vs. Taxes

Key Dates in the Valuation Process
Valuation Day - July 1st
Taxable Status date - March 1st
Tentative Assessment Roll filed - May 1st
Final Assessment Roll filed - July 1st

Grievance Day:
May 25, 2021
4 pm - 8 pm
Instructions (.pdf) | Application (.pdf)

It is also the responsibility of this office to process exemptions.
All exemptions must be filed in our office by March 1st.

The assessor is responsible for the listing and assigning of assessed values to every property in the town. This office monitors all sales and analyzes the local real estate.

Forms & Publications available here.



Town Government | Community | For Business | Police | Fire | Seneca County | Historic Seneca Falls | Visit Seneca Falls | Home
© 2021 The Town of Seneca Falls, NY