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From the Assessor’s Desk

Important Notice

For the health and safety of our community and staff, the Adams County Assessor's Office is closed to the public through April 19 and should reopen April 20, 2020.

As an alternative to visiting our office, please practice social distancing and use our email or phone options. Several of our services are also available here, on our website.

Thank you for understanding.

Senior/Veteran Exemption Applications 

Applications for Senior Exemptions and Disabled Exemptions, for the 2020 tax year, are now being accepted.

The application must be filed no later than July 1 (Disabled Veteran Exemption)/July 15 (Senior Exemption).

The Senior Citizen Exemption is available to applicants who:

  • are at least 65 years of age prior to January 1 of the year of application,
  • owned their home for at least 10 consecutive years prior to January 1, and
  • occupied it as their primary residence for at least 10 consecutive years prior to January 1.
  • The Senior Exemption must be filed no later than July 15.

Link: Senior Property Tax Exemption Short Form

The Disabled Veteran Exemption is available to property owners who:

  • sustained a service-connected disability while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States,
  • were honorably discharged, and
  • were rated by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs as one hundred percent "permanent and total" disabled. VA unemployability awards do not meet the requirement for determining an applicant's eligibility.
  • owned and occupied the property since January 1 of the current year.
  • The Disabled Veteran Exemption must be filed no later than July 1.

Link: Property Tax Exemption Application for Qualifying Disabled Veterans

Public Data is Available for Download

Public data, from the Assessor’s database, is updated weekly. The data is broken out into three (3) tables and can be linked by PARCELNB:

Property Improvements
Property Sales
Property ValuesNotices of Value 2019
Available GIS layers:
Parcels with ownership information
Parcel Linework
Building Footprints
Mobile Home Parks
We also offer a 'Detailed Property Records Data Dump' broken out into two (2) files (Admin and Appraisal) in a text file format. This dataset is updated twice a year (December and May). For more information about available tables and their fields, please follow the link: Assessor's Data Dump
All real property ownership data, including photos and sketches, is searchable and available to the public on the GIS Interactive Mapping page.
If you have specific questions about the data, please contact the Assessor’s Office at
Ken Musso
4430 S. Adams County
Pkwy, Suite C2100
Brighton, CO 80601-8203
Ph: 720.523.6038
Fx: 720.523.6037

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Excluding holidays)