From the Assessor’s Desk

Important Notice

Beginning Tuesday, June 2, Adams County will re-open county buildings with a four-day schedule and new safety measures in place. 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.

Contact Us

We are working hard to help you. To reach a representative from our office please use the following contact information.

email Jackie Headley or call 720-523-6038

email Tom Swingle or call 720-523-6732

Commercial Appraisal
email Shannon Wheeler or call 720-523-6707

Business Personal Property
email Linda Frank or call 720-523-6736

GIS / Mapping
email Margaret Grondalski or call 720-523-6712

Senior Exemptions
email Leona Gutierrez or call 720-523-6709

Business Personal Property Assessments

(The valuation of furniture and equipment used in a business.)

Colorado law requires the county assessor to begin hearing objections to personal property valuations starting August 3, 2020. Objections to personal property valuations must be postmarked, delivered, or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than August 20, 2020.

For questions, please call the Adams County Assessor’s office at 720.523.6038

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
  • 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)