Call Us: (607) 674-4481


Town Assessor

Contact: Rochelle Harris, IAO

Address: One Canal Street
Sherburne, NY 13460

Phone: (607) 674-4824


Hours of Operation:Monday & Wednesday, 8:30a.m.-2:00 p.m.;  Tuesday 12:00-4:00 p.m.

The Assessor’s office continuously updates information on all parcels of real property within the Town of Sherburne, which includes verifying the home and out buildings, topography of land and use, verifying and reviewing all sales that occur, directly dealing with the State on equalization rates and values .

Another focus of the assessor’s office is the processing of property tax exemptions. Property exemptions are awarded for a variety of reasons. Some of the exemptions available are Senior Citizen, Enhanced Star and Basic Star for School Taxes, Veterans’ Exemption, Agricultural Exemptions, Business Incentive Exemption among many others .

Always call the Assessor’s office first with any questions you may have.


March 1:  Taxable Status Date All exemption applications and renewals must be filed by March 1st to affect the following September’s school tax bill and January property tax bill.

May 1:  Tentative Assessment Roll Filed  Property owners will be notified of any changes to their assessments at this time.

4th Tuesday in May:  Grievance Day     Property owners may appear or file the form with a written explanation if they feel their assessment is incorrect.  Grievance forms will be available in the Assessor’s Office at the end of April.  The tentative assessment roll is also available for inspection prior to grievance day.  After Grievance Day, (if you attended or sent in a written form) letters outlining the Assessment Board of Review’s decision will be sent to property owners. 

July 1:  Final Assessment Roll Filed      All changes from Grievance Day are entered on the final roll.  The following September school tax and January property tax bills are based on the assessment as of July 1.

Forms (PDF’s):
Instructions Alternative Veterans Exemption From Real Property Taxation
Application Alternative Veterans Exemption From Real Property Taxation
Application for School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption 
Renewal Application for School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption 
Optional Income Verification Program for (STAR) Exemption 
Agricultural Assessment Application