The Cattaraugus County Soil & Water Conservation District's mission is to protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the present and future generations of Cattaraugus County residents through the conservation and enhancement of soil, water, air, flora, and fauna through the delivery of science-based technical and educational assistance.
Farmland Owners May Save on Property Taxes With Agricultural Assessment Program
Application Deadline is March 1, 2018
of actively farmed agricultural land may qualify for a partial reduction in
property tax through the Agricultural Value Assessment program.For eligibility requirements, contact your
local assessor.Qualified landowners in
Cattaraugus County will need to have a Soil Group Worksheet listing the
agricultural soils for each parcel they own completed by the Cattaraugus County
Soil & Water Conservation District to submit with their application to
their assessor.There is a charge of $25
per parcel for completion of the Soil Group Worksheets.Deadline for application is March 1, 2018.To obtain a Soil Worksheet, contact the
Conservation District with your tax parcel information at (716) 350-4009, or stop in the District office at the USDA Service Center at 8 Martha
Street in Ellicottville.