Department Information

john_powellAssessor:: John Powell    
Location: 133 South Mine Street McCormick, SC 29835 Room 201
Office Hours: M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm
Office Phone: (864) 852-2931
Fax: (864) 852-2930

The Assessor's Office is responsible for title assignment of values to all real estate properties and mobile homes; NOT the tax amounts.

What This Office Does:

  • Appraise real property and manufactured (mobile) homes for tax purposes
  • Conduct county wide reassessment every 5 years required by the South Carolina Department of Revenue
  • Accept and process appeals of values generated by office
  • Transfers ownership of real property recorded deeds
  • Maintain property boundary lines using recorded information or visual representation of each parcel of land through GIS mapping procedures
  • Process 4% legal residence and agricultural
  • Provide aerial and tax maps for sale upon request
  • Measure and appraise new construction for tax
  • Maintain and process multiple lot discount applications for developers owning 10 or more lots in a neighborhood
  • Provide actual & potential rollback tax information
  • Change mailing addresses for real property & mobile owners as requested
  • Issue Moving Permits
  • Represents the County in real property & mobile home value appeals to the Board of Assessment Appeals
  • Maintains GIS Mapping Web Site with property information

This Office Does Not:

  • Give legal advice
  • Research real property for legal claim
  • Issue new Decals for Mobile Homes
  • Have tax or other information on vehicles, boats, motors, or other person property (See Auditor)
  • Accept payments for County property taxes (See Treasurer)
  • Grant exemptions for real property (See Department of Revenue)
  • Give information on delinquent taxes
  • Assess manufacturing or utility properties

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