Residents of Chatham County who own a home and the land it rests on are eligible for an exemption. Property owners are allowed to claim only one homestead exemption, in which case must be on their primary residence. Rental property does not qualify. Only persons who reside on the property and whose name appears on the title can file for exemptions. Applications must be completed in person by the property owner, unless they have given another party their power of attorney.
Regular Homestead applicants must bring:
Senior Homestead applicants (62+ or 65+) must bring:
School Tax Disability applicants must bring:
April 3, 2012 thru April 1, 2013
Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm (excluding holidays)
The Board of Assessors Office
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The exemption will not appear on your April property tax statement, but it will be applied to the September installment for the entire year.