Request for Electronic Communications-Sec 1.086

Sec. 1.086. Delivery of Certain Notices by E-Mail. [Effective January 1, 2020]

On the written request of the owner of a residential property that is occupied by the owner as the owner’s principal residence, the chief appraiser of the appraisal district in which the property is located shall send each notice required by this title related to:

    • 1) a change in value of the property.
    • 2) the eligibility of the property for exemption.
    3) the grant, denial, cancellation, or other change in the status of an exemption or exemption application.

If you would like to request to receive electronic communication, please fill out and submit the following form:

    In order for your request to be valid you must acknowledge the following statements:

    I understand that by making this request, I must provide a valid email address.

      I understand that the appraisal district may send a confirmation email to the email address provided by me to confirm this request for electronic delivery or revocation of the same.
      I understand that a chief appraiser who delivers a notice electronically under this section is not required to mail the same notice to the property owner.

    Or if you wish to revoke your request please check the following box:

    I hereby revoke my request for electronic delivery of notices under this section and request delivery by mail.

    By submitting this form I affirm that I own and occupy this property as my principle residence. If I claim a homestead exemption on any other property, I understand the appraisal district may take steps, based on this request, to correct the records.

    Any person who makes a false statement could be found guilty of a class A misdemeanor or or a state jail felony under the Texas Penal Code Section 37.10

    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 DUE DATES

    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