Assessor

The assessor is responsible to maintain a current inventory of all real property in the town. This inventory is used to establish a fair market value which then becomes the assessed value for the property. The office is also responsible for the receipt and administration of partial or whole tax exemptions.

Gregg H. Torrey
132 Main Street
PO Box 197
Leicester NY
Phone: 585-382-3231
Email: assessor@townofleicester.org

Office hours
Thursday – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please call for an appointment

Key Dates to Remember

Valuation Date:  July 1st
Taxable Status Date: March 1st
Exemption Filing Deadline: March 1st
Tentative Roll Filed: May 1st
Grievance Day: 4th Thursday in May
Final Roll/Valuation Date: July 1st

Frequently Asked Questions

What and when is Grievance Day?

Property owners who feel they are over assessed have the right to present their information to an impartial Board of Assessment Review. Grievance Day is the 4th Thursday in May.

A property owner may request a review of their assessment and inventory at any time.

How do I apply for a Veteran’s exemption?

Please contact the Livingston County Veterans Service Agency at 585-243-7960.  After completing the application please mail or drop off the application at the Town Hall by March 1st.

What is the income limit for the Senior Citizen Low Income exemption?

$24,999 including social security.

Real Property Exemption Administration

All exemptions on commercial and residential properties must be filed by March 1st, Taxable Status Day.

Exemptions include:

  • Veterans

  • Senior Cititzens with Limited Income

  • STAR (Basic & Enhanced)

  • Persons with Disabilities with Limited Income

  • Business Improvements

  • Agricultural

  • Clergy

  • Non-Profit Organizations

STAR Program:

STAR is the New York State School Tax Relief program that provides an examption from school property taxes for owner-occupied, primary residences.

For more information on exemptions visit www.tax.ny.gov

On line access to property information, including age, style, size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, exemptions and assessment can be accessed by visiting the Livingston County Website

Forms

Agricultural Assessment Application RP-305

Agricultural and Horticultural Buildings and Structures - RP483

Farm Silos, Feed Grain Storage Bins, Commodity Sheds, Manure Storage…etc.  RP-483-A 

Grievance - Complaint of Real Property Assessment RP-524 (Instructions)

Property Tax Freeze Credit
Taxpayers Call:  518-453-8146

Family Tax Relief Credit
(Click on “Do I Qualify?”)
Taxpayers Call: 518-485-1057

STAR Registration
Taxpayers Call: 518-457-2036

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