The property appraiser is a uniquely qualified, trained in appraisal methodology professional that specializes in opinions of value of properties for tax purposes. The property appraiser is responsible for identifying, locating, and fairly valuing all property under our jurisdiction within the county for ad valorem tax purposes. The property appraiser also tracks ownership changes by validating sales information from deeds that have been recorded; keeps descriptions of buildings and property characteristics up to date; approves or disapproves agricultural applications from taxpayers that may or may not be eligible; conduct field inspections of certificate of occupancies or building permits that include new structures built, additions, remodels, pools, and other yard improvements. The property appraiser also inspects other items such as demolition permits, disaster damage, and repairs. Since building permit data is often incomplete, periodic inspections of property on a mass basis is necessary. And most importantly, the property appraiser analyzes trends in sales price, construction costs, and rents to best estimate the value of all assessable property.
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Explanation of Physical Condition Codes
Explanation of Single and Multi-Family Residential Quality of Construction
Definitions of Common Terms
Commonly Used Forms:
Application for Legal Residence Special Assessment (Word)
Application for Legal Residence Special Assessment (PDF)
Application for Agricultural Real Property Special Assessment (Word)
Application for Agricultural Real Property Special Assessment (PDF)
La Aplicación del Condado de Spartanburg para la Evaluación Especial de Residencia Legal
La Aplicación del Condado de Spartanburg para la Evaluación Especial de Propiedad Agrícola