From the Assessor’s Desk

Notice of Determinations

Notice of Determinations are mailed out as of August 15, 2021. 

If you agree with the Assessor’s Decision, then no further action is required.

If you disagree with the decision you then have 30 days to mail a copy of the completed form you received in the mail to:

4430 South Adams County Pkwy C5000A
Brighton, CO  80601

 All forms must be postmarked by September 16, 2021 in order to reserve your right to appeal.
You will then receive a notice of a time and date of a hearing to the Board of Equalization.
All hearings will be heard between September 1 through November 1

If you are dissatisfied with the decision of the County Board of Equalization you may then continue your appeal to a ONE of follow

Board of Assessment of Appeals
1313 Sherman Street, Room 315
Denver, CO  80203
(303) 864-7710


District Court
1100 Judicial Center Drive
Brighton, CO  80601
(303) 659-1161

Binding Arbitration
For a list of Arbitrators contact the County Commissioners at the address listed for the County Board of Equalization

For more instructions click on the link below:

Senior/Veteran Exemption Applications

Applications for Senior Exemptions and Disabled Exemptions for the 2021 tax year will be accepted after Jan. 1, 2021.

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

The Senior Citizen Exemption is available to applicants who:

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

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 Jan. 1 of the current year.
  • The Disabled Veteran Exemption must be filed no later than July 1.

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
  • Addresses
  • Subdivisions
  • Building Footprints
  • Mobile Home Parks

Link: Downloadable GIS Data

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:
Tuesday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Excluding holidays)