Builders of five or more single-family residences in a subdivision may automatically be excluded from a supplemental assessment on new construction if they meet certain criteria.
A builder will be automatically excluded from a supplement assessment if the property they are building will be offered for sale, and:
The builder must notify the Assessor within 45 days if any of the following occur:
Builders of four or fewer single-family residences may be excluded from a supplemental assessment on new construction that is built for sale by completing the Claim for New Construction Exclusion From Supplemental Assessment Form.
The builder must file a claim for exclusion within 30 days of starting construction. The form is available on our website and should be completed and returned as soon as possible, but within 30 days of the commencement of construction.
If the exclusion is granted, a supplemental assessment is not created until the property is sold.
The builder is must notify the Assessor within 45 days if any of the following occur:
No, the Builder’s Exclusion only applies to the supplemental assessment(s) for new construction. It does not apply to the property’s annual property tax, inclusive of any in-progress assessments.
Any physical activities on the property that result in visible changes such as clearing and grading land, excavation, layout of foundations, installation of temporary structures, and demolition of existing structures or fixtures.
Builders only need to notify our office within 45 days of the earliest date that any of the following occur: