The Assessment Department also administers partial tax exemptions, as allowed under the State Real Property Tax Law, to property owners who meet certain eligibility requirements.

Our office has a number of brochures available, which outline the requirements for each exemption, and the application procedures for each.

Exemption application forms are also available online by accessing the NYS ORPTS website:

A few of the most common exemptions available are:

  • STAR (School TAx Relief)
  • Veterans
  • Senior Citizens With Limited Income
  • Persons With Disabilities And Limited Income
  • Business Investment

All exemption applications must be filed in the Assessor’s Office, per NYS Real Property Tax Law, no later than taxable status date of March 1st unless otherwise noted.

If you have any questions concerning the assessment process or exemption eligiblity requirements, please contact the Assessment Department office at (585) 247-6100. The Assessment office is located at Town Hall, 1605 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY 14624. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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