Welcome to the Town Assessor's Office. Assessment administration in the Town of Otego is the primary responsibility of the Town Assessor. Commissioned by the State of New York, the Town Assessor is responsible for locating, listing, and valuing all taxable and non-taxable properties within the Town's municipal jurisdiction.
Mario R. Arevalo, IAO
(607) 988-2682 Ext. 3
Office hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:00--2:00 (Unless otherwise noted in calendar, and/or by appointment)
A summary of the services provided by the Assessment Department include:
• Assessment review and property inspections when necessary.
• Appraisal of new or partial constructions resulting from building permits.
In addition to these services, the Office of Town Assessor also:
• Provides property and sales data to government entities, real estate organizations, and the community at large.
• Processes all property transcripts, as well as the monitoring of their transfers and market trends.
The staff of the Assessment Department in the Town of Otego continues to dedicate the utmost of capability and knowledge to achieve better services to our taxpaying community; thus, insuring the fair and equitable assessment distribution of all real property in the Town of Otego.
JULY 1: (of the preceding year) Valuation Date.
MARCH 1: Taxable Status Date.
ALL EXEMPTIONS MUST BE FILED ANNUALLY BY MARCH 1.
MAY 1: Completion of Tentative Roll.
TEN DAYS PRIOR TO GRIEVANCE DAY: Notice of Assessments Changes.
GRIEVANCE DAY: Fourth Tuesday in May.
JULY 1: Filing of Final Assessment Roll and Notice of Completion.