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PT-283A | Application for Conservation Use Assessment of Agricultural Property

This assessment provides for the valuation of agricultural property at current use value rather than fair market value.

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PT-283A, Application For Conservation Use Assessment of Agricultural Property

Form Details

  • Who Should File:
    Qualifying entities desiring conservation use assessment of agricultural property.
  • When to File:
    The same time property tax returns are due inthe county. In most counties returns are required to be filed by April 1. When a property owner receives a notice from the board of tax assessors of a reassessment of property, this application may be filed in conjunction with or in lieu of an appeal to the reassessment.
  • Submit to:
    Macon-Bibb County Board of Tax Assessors
    653 Second St., Macon, Georgia 31201
  • Instructions:
    O.C.G.A. 48-5-7.4 provides for theassessment of conservation use property at its current use value rather than the fair market value. Agricultural property shall include, but not be limited to, property used for:

    • raising, harvesting, or storing crops,
    • feeding, breeding, or managing livestock or poultry,
    • producing plants, trees, fowl, or animals,
    • production of aquaculture, horticulture, floriculture, forestry, dairy, livestock,
    • poultry, and apiarian products.

    Property that qualifies for this special assessment must be maintained in a current use for a period of ten years.