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ACAD is receiving forms, applications, and protest documents. Fillable forms are available online. Documents can be mailed to 906 E Amelia St. Bellville, TX 77418 or submitted to austincad@gmail.org. In some cases, applications can be submitted online using ACAD’s “on line” services.  If you must bring something to the appraisal district, a drop-box is located to the right of the front door. Please include your account number and contact information with the information provided.

TAX STATEMENTS

2020 Property tax statements are in the mail and can be located by clicking the Tax Office heading on the home page. When making a payment, click on the red “$ Pay Property Taxes” button also located on the home page and follow the prompts. If you have any questions please call our office.

News Release  – Notices of Appraised Value

Austin County Appraisal District is required by Texas Property Tax Code Section 25.19 to deliver a notice of appraised value to property owners if:

  • the appraised value of the property increased by more than $1000 from the preceding year;
  • the appraised value of the property is greater than the value rendered by the property owner;
  • the property was not on the appraisal roll in the preceding year; or
  • an exemption or partial exemption approved in the preceding year was canceled or

The notice indicates the property status as of January 1, 2020. Austin County Appraisal District has not received correspondence from state officials authorizing any deviation from the Texas Property Tax Code regarding matters subject to Section 25.19.

 

Welcome to Austin County Appraisal District!

It is the mission of the Austin County Appraisal District to discover, list, and appraise all property within the boundaries of the District as accurately as possible in order to estimate a fair and equitable market value.  The District will provide a well-managed office that will serve the public giving the same consideration, information, and assistance to each customer, as well as, provide up-to-date and accurate records to the taxing authorities.

The District will administer the laws under the Texas Property Tax Code and operate under the standards of:

  • The Property Tax Assistance Division of the Texas State Comptroller’s Office
  • The International Association of Assessing Officers
  • The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices

The Austin County Appraisal District presents the information on this web site as a service to the public. We have tried to ensure that the information contained in this electronic document is accurate. The Austin County Appraisal District makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link. Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the user. The Austin County Appraisal District shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained herein.

Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district. Austin County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Austin County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Thanks for visiting with us and we hope you’ll find all the information you need right here on the site, but please don’t hesitate to email, call or come by – we’re here to help!

 

APPRAISAL STAFF

The field appraisers for the Austin County Appraisal District typically inspect properties throughout the county between the months of August and April. The appraisers are Boyd Murphy, Michelle Mitchell, Susan Kiesewetter,Cheryl Castaneda, and Becky Adams. They can be identified by their orange vests, which have “Appraisal District” on the back, photo IDs and their registration card from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The Appraisal District vehicles are white with our emblem on each side.

We have additional appraisers out in the field working COMMERCIAL properties within BELLVILLE ISD currently for the next couple of weeks.  New Ulm, Industry and all other communities that are located in the ISD are included.  If you have questions please call the CAD office.

Please be aware, there is NO CHARGE to file a homestead exemption application with the appraisal district. Homestead applications are available: on this website on the forms page, at the Austin County Appraisal District office located at 906 E. Amelia St. Bellville, TX 77418, or the Texas Comptroller web site at https://comptroller.texas.gov (Enter Homestead Exemption in the search box.). Please contact our office at 979-865-9124 if you have any questions concerning this matter.
Contact Information
979-865-9124979-865-3296austincad@gmail.com
906 E. Amelia St.
Bellville, Texas 77418
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chief Appraiser
Greg Cook, RPA
2021 DUE DATES

2021 Notices of Appraised Value will be sent to property owners whose value increased $1000 or more, new property owners, and owners who had an exemption removed. Please feel free to call the Appraisal District if you have any questions.

Business Personal Property Renditions are due by April 15, 2021.

Applications for 1-d-1 (Open-Space) Agricultural Use are due before May 1, 2021

Applications for Residence Homestead Exemptions are due before May 1, 2021