City of Hornell
82 Main St.
PO Box 627
Hornell NY 14843

Latest City News

  • STREET SWEEPER - Street sweeping will begin for the season on Sunday, May 4. No parking will be permitted on city streets from midnight-6am on the night before your trash pickup.

    04-22-2014

  • HYDRANT FLUSHING - Hydrants in Hornellsville, North Hornell and the City of Hornell will be flushed between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am during the week of May 4-May 10. Residents should check their water for discoloration before use.

    04-22-2014

  • Credit Cards - For your convenience, we are now accepting Visa, MasterCard and Discover for payment of your taxes, water and garbage bills. Please note that there is a convenience fee of 2.5% of the transaction or a minimum $1.95

    05-14-2013

  • Common Council Meeting - The Hornell Common Council will meet in regular session on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers, 82 Main St., Hornell.

    04-22-2014

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Hornell City Assessor's Office

 

Larry Fitts,, Assessor

Cindy Burdell, Administrative Assistant

cburdell@cityofhornell.com

 

Phone: (607) 324-7421

Fax: (607) 324-3150

 

82 Main St.

PO Box 627

Hornell, NY  14843

 

The Assessor's Office is located on the second floor of City Hall

 

Important Dates

January 1st: Taxable Status Date

Last date to file ALL exemptions. For specific exemptions, see information below.

February 15th: Tentative Roll Date

All new assessment changes will be applied to this tentative draft of the tax roll.

First Week of March: Grievance Proceedings

Grievance Proceedings will be March 2014. All complaints heard before the Board of Assessment Review are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Assessor's Office, City Hall, PO Box 627, 82 Main St., Hornell, NY  14843. Please call 324-7421 ext. 213 by February 2014 to schedule an appointment. Upon scheduling an appointment a hearing time will be assigned. Forms are available at the Assessor's office or click on the following link for access to Grievance Form (RP-524).

Grievance Form (rp524)

Grievance Form Instructions

How to contest your property assessment

Informal Residential Review Application 2014

Informal Commercial Review Application 2014

2013 Final Assessment Roll City of Hornell

 

April 15th: Final Assessment Roll Date

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Assessment Helpful Links           

Steuben County Assessment Rolls

Steuben County Property Assessment Data

 

City of Hornell Real Property Assessment Information

The information contained herein is furnished as a public service by the City of Hornell. The City of Hornell does not warrant, express or imply the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of this information. The user of the information assumes all risk of reliance thereon, and further, assumes all responsibility for his or her use, or misuse, of the information.

 

 

Exemption Renewal Links

 

Star Application 425 Fill in

Senior Citizen (RPTL 467) Exemption

 

Exemption Renewal Web Links

 

Exemptions

 

COUNTY

Veteran's Alternative, Veteran's Eligible Funds (RPTL 458) or Cold War To receive information or an application for these exemptions, please contact your local Veteran's counselor.

Low-Income Disability (RPTL 459) A tax reduction is available for owner-occupants with disabilities AND an income limit on a sliding scale not to exceed $30,900. Proof of ownership, income verification and one of the following letters is required by the Assessor for this application: Award letter from Social Security Administration, Award letter from Railroad Retirement Board, or Certificate from State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped.

Senior Citizens (RPTL 467) The Senior Citizens exemption is a reduction, based on a sliding scale, off County tax. To be qualified for this exemption, at least one owner-occupant must be 65 years or older AND total household income of $22,500 to $30,900. Proof of age, income verification, and proof of ownership must be presented at the time of application.

Construction for Senior Living Quarters (RPTL 469) The Construction for Senior Living Quarters exemption qualified the property owner an exemption not to exceed 20% of the assessed value for reconstruction or new construction to provide living quarters for a parent or grandparent who is 62 years of age or older.

Business Investment Exemption for Commercial Properties (RPTL 485B) A Sliding Scale exemption for improvements exceeding $10,000 for commercial properties.

CITY

Veteran's Alternative, Veteran's Eligible Funds or Cold War To receive information or an application for this exemption, please contact your local Veteran's counselor.

Senior Citizens (RPTL 467) The Senior Citizens exemption is a 50% reduction off City tax. To qualify for this exemption, at least one owner-occupant must be 65 years or older AND total household income cannot exceed $18,000. Proof of age, income verification, and proof of ownership must be presented at the time of application.

Business Investment Exemption for Commercial Properties (RPTL 485B) A Sliding Scale exemption for improvements exceeding $10,000 for commercial properties.

Construction for Senior Living Quarters (RPTL 469) The Construction for Senior Living Quarters exemption qualified the property owner an exemption not to exceed 20% of the assessed value for reconstruction or new construction to provide living quarters for a parent or grandparent who is 62 years of age or older.

Residential Capital Improvement [RPTL 421(F)] Residential property with new construction in excess of $3,000.00 but not to exceed $50,000.00 exemption for the new construction decreasing $12.5% annually for a period of eight (8) years.

SCHOOL

Basic STAR (RPTL 425) This exempts the qualified property owner from paying taxes up to the first $30,000 of their property assessment based on the State Equalization Rate. The exemption is available to all owner-occupants regardless of age or income.

Enhanced STAR (RPTL 425) This exempts the qualified property owner from paying taxes up to the first $60,100 of their property assessment based on the State Equalization Rate. At least one owner-occupant must be 65 years or older and total household income must not exceed $79,050. Proof of age, income verification, and proof of ownership is required.

Senior Citizens (RPTL 467) The Senior Citizens exemption is a sliding-scale reduction off School tax. To qualify for this exemption, at least one owner-occupant must be 65 years or older AND total household income cannot exceed $18,200. Proof of age, income verification, and proof of ownership must be presented at the time of application.

Business Investment Exemption for Commercial Properties (RPTL 485B) A Sliding Scale exemption for improvements exceeding $10,000 for commercial properties.

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Income Verification: Copy of previous year's tax return. If you do not file tax returns income verification is still required. Copies of bank statements, retirement records, and/or social security payment records can be used for this purpose.

Owner Occupant: You must be an owner AND resident of the property you are submitting an application for as an "owner-occupant".

Proof of Age: Copy of driver's license or birth certificate.

Proof of Ownership: Copy of deed or mortgage.


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Note: All exemption and grievance application forms are available in the Assessor's office. The Assessor's office is located on the second floor of City Hall.

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City of Hornell
82 Main St.
PO Box 627
Hornell NY 14843
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