The Columbia County Real Property Tax Service Agency has a variety of services available to the public. Our office is open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. We have a full staff of knowledgeable employees who are able to assist you with areas such as:
Computer Access: RPS, the Real Property System, is a collection of assessment, physical inventory and valuation programs that assist the assessment community in producing an equitable assessment roll. The RPS application allows the assessor to keep their assessment and inventory data current and produces reports required by ORPS Rules and Regulations and the New York State Real Property Tax Law. Our Office has a computer to assist the public with obtaining assessment records and/or inventory records. The public can obtain information through the use of various search criteria's such as owner name or tax number. Our staff is there to assist you with all of your needs. Information is available for printing at a cost of $1.00 per report. See Judy with any questions.
Tax Maps: Copies of tax maps can be purchased Monday-Friday. Our office is equipped with an HP 800 Plotter to produce up to 30x21 tax maps. We are also able to provide 11x17 and 8.5x11 tax maps.
Tax maps can be mailed for an additional fee of $1.50 per map. All map orders must be paid for at the time of ordering. Most orders can be completed in a timely manner on the day the order is placed, however, large orders may require additional time. Please call the office if you have any questions regarding a large order. For current fees view our Tax Map page.
Please note that any requests for changes to your tax map should be addressed through your town assessor. These maps are prepared for reference purposes only. They are not intended for use in the conveyance of land. Absolutely no accuracy or completeness guarantee is implied or intended. All the information on the map is subject to such variations and corrections as might result from an accurate instrument survey.
Reports/Rolls/Labels: There are many printing options available through our office. Customized reports can be created using search criteria for information contained in each town's assessment roll. Let our staff hep you to create a special report that you can use for a variety of purposes.
Need mailing labels? Our office can help you to create mailing labels for your business, municipality, or personal use. Why spend hours trying to obtain specific property owner information by searching through records when our staff can apply your choice of criteria using our RPS software. For a current list of prices please visit our Reports page.
Assessment rolls are displayed on our website but can also be purchased for $.10 per parcel as well as the index which is available for $.02 per parcel. If you would like any additional information on how our office can assist you please call us at 518-828-7334.
Electronic Format for Tax Maps & Rolls: Tax maps and last filed Final Assessment Rolls can be purchased for $650.00.
The final assessment roll is provided in Excel format. You must have the Excel application installed on your computer to view the file. If you do not have the Excel application on your computer you have the option to purchase a printed copy.