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There are several tax relief opportunities provided by state law, including:
"Open Space Classification" for:
1. Agricultural Land
2. Timberland
3. Nature Preserves
"Designated Forestland Classification" for timberland parcels 20 acres or more.
"Historical Restoration Exemption" for historical significant property undergoing restoration.
"Improvement Exemption" a temporary exemption of valuation of additions to single-family dwellings.
"Destroyed Property Claim" adjustment to the valuation of destroyed property.
Property Tax Exemptions for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons.
Full Tax Deferrals for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons.
Exemptions for qualifying property owned by non-profit organizations.

For further information about any of these exemptions, contact the Assessor's office.