COURTHOUSE HOURS:
8am to 4pm

OFFICE LOCATION:
County Courthouse

MAILING ADDRESS:
Ferry County Assessor
350 E Delaware Ave. #1
Republic, WA  99166

Phone (509) 775-5225
...ext 2502
Fax (509) 775-2492

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assessor
Rachel Siracuse

Rachel D. Siracuse

Ferry County Assessor
Elected to Office, November 2002, 2006, 2010
, 2014

assessor@co.ferry.wa.us

 

 

Jeff Koffel, Chief Appraiser & Chief Deputy

fcappraiser@co.ferry.wa.us

Colleen Cox, Deputy Assessor

ccox@co.ferry.wa.us

Bill Folks, Deputy Assessor

wfolks@co.ferry.wa.us

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Information on filing destroyed property

Destroyed Property Form

Destroyed Property can be filed with the Assessor's office any time after destruction. If the damaged occured as the result of a natural disaster, the current year taxes on the property will be prorated and cancelled. If taxes have already been paid, a refund will be coming to the property owner from the County Treasurer. Refunds can be made up to three years from when taxes were due. Mail your form to the County Assessor at the address at the top of this page.

December 2014

Personal Property Returns were mailed out December 2014. These forms need to be edited by the property owner with changes they made during 2014 and mailed back to the Assessor's office by April 30, 2015. Late fees will be applied to any account submited after this date.

Senior/Disabled Persons Renewal letters have been sent to those living in Revaluation Area 3 (see Revaluation Areas tab in the left side page listings). These seniors/disabled persons must fill out the renewal form and provide copies of their 2014 income to the Assessor's Office by April 30th, 2015. The return of this information is mandatory for the continuation of their exemption from property taxes .

Forms needed when buying current use or forestland

General Assessor's office information

Welcome to the Ferry County Assessor’s office web site.  I hope that the information that you find here will help you with your research.  If you need more help, please don’t hesitate to contact the office during our public hours.

The primary role of the Assessor’s office is to establish the fair market value for all property in Ferry County for tax purposes.  The Assessor is required by law to value property at market value and to assure that all values are equitable, fair and uniform to all property owners in Ferry County.

It is my responsibility as your assessor to insure that all property owners are treated fairly and impartially in accordance with our state laws.  It is our sincere desire to serve you in an effective, responsible and courteous manner.

Taxable property is divided into two classes:  Real property includes land and all buildings, structures, improvement to the land, and mobile homes.  Personal property includes machinery and equipment, fixtures, furniture, and other items that are movable in nature.  Household goods and personal effects are exempt from property taxation.

The amount of taxes to be paid is determined not only by your assessed value but by the various taxing districts such as the State of Washington, County and City legislative authorities, fire districts, school districts and other ‘junior’ districts, as well as the voting public in its consideration of special levies.

The assessed value of your property multiplied by the levy rate for the area that your property lies within established the amount of property taxes that you pay each year.  This amount can change from year to year based upon changes in your assessed value and changes in the levy rate in your area.

BASIC INFORMATION 2010 2015
Estimated Total County Acres 1,410,560 1,410,560
Estimated Taxable Acres 257,603 256,608
Acres in Current Use & Forestland 180,463 181,367.71
Parcels in Current Use & Forestland 2378 2303
Taxable Real Property Parcels 9771 8975
Taxable Real Property Value 515,938,240 557,144,600
Taxable Personal Property Schedules 385 353
Taxable Personal Property Value 17,194,744 30,923,670
Taxable State Assessed Companies 41 40
Taxable State Assessed Value 19,824,826 28,634,408
Senior/Disabled Exemption Participants 330 378

 

Estimated Acreage Only

Total Acreage in Ferry County including bodies of water.
1,440,844.12
FERRY COUNTY LAND OWNERSHIP
ACRES
PERCENTAGE
Federal Government
487,065.00
33.80%
USA In Trust for the Colville Confederated Tribes
614,846.07
42.67%
Washington State
38,939.40
2.70%
Ferry County
670.48
0.05%
Lakes & Rivers
31,487.30
2.19%
Privately Owned
267,835.87
18.59%
Total
1,440,844.12
100.00%