Welcome to Columbia County, Florida
Jeff Hampton, Appraiser
• Amendment 1: Will you Benefit?
Run the estimator at 3hxestimator.org to find out if you will receive any exemption benefit from the proposed 3rd Homestead Exemption (additional $25,000) that will be on the ballot for the November 6, 2018 General Election.
• 2018 TRIM notices are now available on the Parcel Details page our our Record Search feature.
• We have added Zoning, Future Land Use, and Flood Zone layers to our GIS Map.
• Measuring tool is now available on New GIS Map system.
• Time to File for New Exemptions
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>> Notice of Initial Certification of 2018 Tax Rolls <<
As your Property Appraiser, I am charged by the Florida
Constitution with placing fair, equitable and just value on all property in
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To maintain an acceptable quality of life in Columbia County, local governments need revenue. Your property taxes partially support public education, law enforcement, fire safety, street maintenance, park and recreation areas and other services.
The Property Appraiser’s Office does not determine your taxes. The various taxing authorities set the yearly tax, or millage rate. Columbia County taxing authorities include the city and county commissions, the school board, water management districts, the industrial development authority and the hospital authority. Once the tax rate is set, it is applied to your property value. Then, your property tax is computed.
The Property Appraiser’s office keeps all appraisals up-to-date and on permanent file. You have a right under Florida’s Public Records Law to inspect these records.
Please feel free to come by the office if I can be of assistance.
Property Appraiser’s Duties