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.
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!
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 Kristin Kotlar, Janice Santos, Michelle Mitchell, Susan Zaskoda. 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.