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 2013, mill levies for Park County's 2 incorporated towns were 14.478 for Alma and 11.799 for Fairplay. RE 1 Platte Canyon School District and RE 2 South Park School District mill levies are 30.760 and 21.640 respectively. Special Improvement District mill levies range from 0.020 to 50, depending on the taxing entity. These rates will likely change in 2014. 

2013 Park County Property Tax Role
Property Classification Number of Parcels Assessed Valuation Percent of Tax Role
Residential Properties 11,690 $191,606,480 49%
Vacant Land 23,694 $130,759,860 33%
Commercial Properties 313 $21,513,817 5%
State-Assessed Public Utilities 39 $25,132,800 6%
Agricultural Properties 1,069 $16,829,180 4%
Natural Resources Properties 13 $4,490,110 1%
Personal Property 333 $3,112,030 Less than 1%
Industrial Properties 7 $763,320 Less than 1%
County Total (All Classifications Combined) 38,963 $394,207,597 100%