Tax Assessor

OFFICE OPERATIONAL POSITION during COVID-19

 

The Richmond County Board of Assessors’ (RCBOA) is open M-F (8:30-5:00) with a “limited in-house staff.”

 

The RCBOA top priority remains the safety and wellbeing of its staff, property owners, and the entire community. The office is limited to visitors with only two (2) persons in the customer service area at any given time; so that the staff, property owners, and constituents can follow the CDC’s mandate to avoid interaction with others. Most of the RCBOA staff members are working remotely.

 

RCBOA is closely monitoring the rapidly developing situation regarding COVID-19. Information about any additional changes to the office functions and plans to return to normal operations will be made available on the RCBOA website.

 

RCBOA website (www.augustarichmondtaxassessor.com) is available 24/7 and the customer service telephone number is (706) 821-2310 M-F (8:30-5:00) to answer questions during regular business hours.

 

Stay safe Richmond County!

The Richmond County Board of Assessors regular meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 4 p.m. in Room 120.  Please contact the Board of Assessors Office for an agenda. Agendas are available to the public on Fridays prior to the Monday meeting.

The Richmond County Board of Assessors' Personnel Review Committee will hold a called meeting, with closed session to discuss personnel matters, on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12 p.m.  Please contact the Board of Assessors Office for an agenda - (706) 821-1765.  Social distancing practices will be exercised.


The Richmond County Board of Assessors will hold a virtual regular session on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4 p.m. via live stream for public viewing on YouTube at  
https://youtu.be/n6-d-o7y204



The meeting is in compliance with COVID-19 protocols issued by the State of Georgia and the Richmond County Board of Commissioners. 

Links to the Board of Assessors’ regular virtual meetings:"

 

April meeting  https://youtu.be/n6-d-o7y204

May meeting  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra2nF6M4myU

June meeting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byDiaFtKjBg






Mission Statement


The Board of Assessors provides and defends uniform fair market values on all taxable properties in Richmond County to establish an equitable digest for the State and to provide to the Augusta Commission, the Board of Education, and the Tax Commissioner, information to levy and collect property taxes.

Board of Assessors


The Richmond County Board of Assessors is an eight-member Board. Three members each appointed by the Augusta-Richmond County Commission from Super District 9 and Super District 10, and two members appointed by the Richmond County Legislative Delegation. All members are appointed to a four-year term.

Board Members


Super District 9


  • Henry F. Middleton
  • Renee D'Antignac - Vice Chairman
  • William Mills

Super District 10


  • Juanita Burney
  • William B. Lee, IV - Chairman
  • James Scott

Legislative Appointments


  • Bryan Simkins
  • Robert O'Neal
The Richmond County Board of Assessors regular meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 4 p.m. in Room 120.

Notice to Property Owners and Occupants


Pursuant to state statute O.C.G.A. 48-5-264.1 notice is provided that staff of the appraisal office conducts field checks to update property characteristics. All staff members are issued county identification badges with their photograph which should be visible at all times. Appraisal staff travels in county owned vehicles displaying county decals.

Notice in person is provided to the owner or occupant immediately upon entering the property. If no response is received, a door hanger will be left making the resident aware of the visit and information needed. Any visit requiring an interior inspection of residential improvements will be by appointment only.

Field checks occur throughout the year. Should you have questions or desire to confirm the presence of field staff you may contact the property appraisal office at (706) 821-1765. For Real Property direct your call to the Assistant Deputy of Real Estate. For Personal Property direct your call to the Assistant Deputy of Personal Property.