*All homestead applications must be accompanied by a copy of applicant’s driver’s license or other information as required by the Texas Property Tax Code. Applicant may also be required to complete an affidavit to qualify for an exemption under certain situations.

For a complete list of forms please visit the Texas State Comptroller’s website.

Agricultural, Wildlife & Land Appointment of Agent
Agricultural 1-d-1 Application Appointment of Agent Form
Agricultural Guidelines Revocation of Agent for Property Tax Matters
Appraisal of Public Access Airport Property
Appraisal of Recreation Park and Scenic Land  Property Tax Deferrals 
Guidelines for Wildlife Management Tax Deferral Affidavit for Appreciating Residence Homestead Value
Open Space Land Appraisal for Ecological Laboratories Tax Deferral Affidavit Over 65 Disabled Homeowner
Restricted Use Timber Land Appraisal
Texas PWD Wildlife Management Plan Homestead Exemptions
Timber Land Appraisal General Residence Homestead Exemption
Wildlife Management Annual Report Disabled Veteran’s or Survivor’s Exemption
Residential Real Property Inventory Rendition Surviving Spouse of a Disabled Veteran of Member of the Armed Service who was Killed in Action
ARB/Protest  Miscellaneous
Notice of Protest Form Request for Confidentiality
Property Taxpayer Rights & Remedies
Affidavit for Protest Hearing Evidence
Other Exemptions
Business Personal Property Ambulatory Health Care Center
Aircraft Rendition Cemetery Property Tax Exemption
Application for Allocation Chamber Of Commerce
General Rendition of Personal Property Charitable Organization Exemption Application
General Rendition of Real Property Charitable Organizations Improving Low-Income Housing
Dealer’s Heavy Equipment Inventory Declaration Community Land Trusts
Dealer’s Heavy Equipment Inventory Statement Community Housing Development Organization
Dealer’s Manufactured Housing Inventory Statement Dredge Disposal Site Exemption
Dealer’s Motor Vehicle Inventory Declaration Exemption Application for Solar or Wind-Powered Energy Devices
Dealer’s Motor Vehicle Inventory Statement Historical Exemption Form
Dealer’s Vessel & Outboard Motor Inventory Declaration Low-Income Exemption Form
Dealer’s Vessel & Outboard Motor Inventory Statement Miscellaneous Property Tax Exemption Form
Property Tax Abatement Exemption Non-Profit Water Supply or Wastewater Service Corp Exemption
Freeport Application Pollution Control Application
Freeport and Goods in Transit Taxing Entity Listing Transitional Housing
Rendition of Property Qualified for Allocation Of Value Primarily Charitable Organization
Going Out of Business Sale Permit Application Private School Property Tax Exemption
Goods-In-Transit Application Religious Exemption Form
Vehicle Exemption Application Form Theater School Property Tax Exemption
Lessee’s Affidavit of Primary Non Income Producing Vehicle Use Youth Development Organization Property Tax Exemption
Please be aware, there is NO CHARGE to file a homestead exemption application with the appraisal district. Homestead applications are available: on this website on the forms page, at the Austin County Appraisal District office located at 906 E. Amelia St. Bellville, TX 77418, or the Texas Comptroller web site at (Enter Homestead Exemption in the search box.). Please contact our office at 979-865-9124 if you have any questions concerning this matter.
Contact Information
906 E. Amelia St.
Bellville, Texas 77418
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chief Appraiser
Greg Cook, RPA

2023 Notices of Appraised Value will be sent to property owners whose value increased $1000 or more, new property owners, and owners who had an exemption removed. Please feel free to call the Appraisal District if you have any questions.

Business Personal Property Renditions are due by April 15, 2023.

Applications for 1-d-1 (Open-Space) Agricultural Use are due before May 1, 2023

Applications for Residence Homestead Exemptions are due before May 1, 2023