ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
May 8, 2019
ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA. – Rockdale County Board of Assessors is offering extended hours on Sat., June 8 from 8 a.m. – noon at their offices, located at 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012.
Chairman Will Barkley announced the extended hours at the Board of Commissioners meeting held, Tues., May 7.
“We owe it to the citizens of Rockdale County to be as accessible as possible to ensure they are able to ask questions regarding their property assessments and exemptions. We realize the need to sometimes do things outside of the scope of our daily operations to assist those who cannot get to our office during normal business hours. Our goal is to put citizens first with an emphasis on our seniors,” Barkley said.
The deadline for filing for Homestead Exemption is April 1 of every year. To be eligible for Homestead Exemption, you must own and reside in the property as your primary residence prior to January 1 of the tax year. Upon filing, you must have a Georgia driver’s license or Georgia ID with the property address you are applying for the exemption on. Proof of residency includes water, gas or electric bills, car registration and/ or voter’s registration prior to January 1 of the taxable year.
For more information, contact the Board of Assessors office at 770-278-7676.