Property Taxes

Property Tax Assessment


Location of property in the county determines the jurisdictions to which tax revenues are dispersed. Residential property is assessed at 7.96% of its appraised market value. Generally, all other property is assessed at 29% of its appraised value.

Mill Levies

In 2016, mill levies for Park County's 2 incorporated towns were 18.367 for Alma and 11.799 for Fairplay. RE 1 Platte Canyon School District and RE 2 South Park School District mill levies are 28.735 and 19.128 respectively. Special Improvement District mill levies range from zero to 35.0, depending on the district. These rates will likely change in 2017. 

2016 Park County Property Tax Role

Property Classification Number of Parcels Assessed Valuation Percent of Tax Role
Residential Properties 12,642 $218,801,090 53%
Vacant Land 23,815 $116,862,540 28%
Commercial Properties 703
$25,543,491 6%
State-Assessed Public Utilities 30
$27,356,800 6%
Agricultural Properties 1,069 $16,829,180 7%
Natural Resources Properties 13 $4,101,540 1%
Personal Property 333 $5,394,510 1%
Industrial Properties 7 $790,760 1%