In an effort to reduce person-to-person contact, we encourage you to make any necessary appointments by phone, or by email using our staff directory found at the bottom/right of this page. We are committed to providing you with excellent customer service and our staff is ready to assist you with all of your property assessment related needs.
Real & Personal Property Assessment Notices
Real and Personal Property Assessment Notices were mailed on May 12, 2020. The deadline to appeal for those notices is June 26, 2020.
Appeals for 2020
Appeal forms are available here Appeals for 2020 and can be mailed to:
99 Courthouse Hill
Dahlonega GA 30533
**must be post-marked with USPS no later than June 26, 2020**
Or they can be delivered to a dropbox located at the ADA entrance to the Administration Building located at the address above.
If you need assistance filling out the appeal form, please call our office at 706-864-2433.
Your 2020 valuation is based on the prior calendar year sales activity; 2019. By law, property valuations are effective as of January 1. Therefore, any sales or changes in market activity in the calendar year 2020 will be reflected in the 2021 valuations.
By utilizing the following link; https://dor.georgia.gov/real-and-personal-property-forms-and-applications, most forms are available and can be sent without the need for in-person interactions at the office.
The following forms can be downloaded, filled out, printed, and mailed to our office by April 1st. (must be postmarked with the USPS mark no later than April 1st) These could also be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
LGS – Homestead – this is for the state homestead exemption.
PT-50P – Business Personal Property Reporting Form
PT-50F – Freeport Application for Manufacturing Inventory (if applicable)
PT-50M – Marine Personal Property Reporting Form
PT-50A – Airplane Personal Property Reporting Form
PT-50R – Taxpayer Return of Value – this is the form to be used when a taxpayer wishes to update their property information, declare a value on their property as of January 1, 2020, or request a review of their property. Any additional information the taxpayer wishes to be considered can be included with the Return Form.
PT-283A – Conservation Use Application – This form must be signed before a notary, filled out on both pages, and sent to our office by April 1st along with a check or money order (cash is accepted if hand-delivered to the office) for $25.00. This is the state-mandated recording fee for all approved applications. If you would like to pay by credit or debit card, please visit this form. (**Please note, this form cannot be submitted electronically as we must have the original document recoded at the clerk of court**)
If you submit a 65+ application, you will also need to enclose a copy of your state-issued ID that shows your date of birth and current address.
If you are submitting a disabled/disabled veteran application, we require a certificate from your physician, certifying that in the opinion of such physician, such person is mentally or physically incapacitated to the extent that such person is unable to be gainfully employed and that such incapacity is likely to be permanent. Or, in the case of disabled veterans, we require a copy of the rating letter from the VA that shows that your combined rating is 100% or that you are being paid at the 100% level.
The Lumpkin County Appraisal Department is dedicated to the fair and equal assessment of the taxpayer’s property values and shall conduct themselves in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner.
The Lumpkin County Board of Assessors oversees the operation of the Tax Assessor’s office.
Notice to the Lumpkin County Property Owners and Occupants. In accordance with O.C.G.A 48-5-2641, please be advised that the Lumpkin County Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel information concerning:
- An appeal filed
- Conservation use application
- Construction of new improvement or addition
- Mobile home decals
- Return filed
- Review of parcel
The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked county vehicle.
If you have any further questions, please call our office at 706-864-2433.