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If you own property in Fayette County, you should soon receive your 2014 property tax bill. The PVA office is responsible for establishing the fair cash value of your property which, in part, determines the amount of property tax you owe. Taxes are calculated using the assessment of your property as of January 1, 2014 and the tax rates set by the taxing districts (LFUCG, Fayette County Public Schools, Commonwealth of Kentucky and others). Assessments for 2014 are finalized and cannot be changed for your current property tax bill, but you may request a review of your assessment for 2015 by following this link or by calling our office at (859) 246-2722.
If you are age 65 or older, or receiving disability payments, you probably qualify for Kentucky’s Homestead Exemption. Find more information about the Homestead Exemption, including a downloadable application, by visiting the Homestead Exemption page of our web site.
Property owners are responsible for paying property tax bills whether or not a printed tax bill is received. There will be substantial penalties for not paying your tax bill in a timely manner. Please ensure that the PVA office has the correct mailing address for your tax bills. If you have not received your tax bill by October 15, you should contact us to confirm the mailing address.
Kentucky law requires the tax bill to be issued in the name of the January 1 owner, but if the house has been sold or transferred after January 1 the bills are sent in care of the new owner. However, there may be inadequate time to update this information for sales or transfers that occur near the date the tax bills are printed. If you have any questions about your prorated portion of the tax bill you should contact your closing agent or attorney.
We invite you to explore our website, examine your property record, and check the accuracy of the characteristics we have on file. If any of this information is incorrect, you may call our office and speak with an assessor who will make any necessary changes, or email us to correct the information we have. As always, our goal is to be fair and equitable with our assessment process.
We hope this information has been helpful to you and if you have any questions about your assessment, homestead or disability exemptions, feel free to call us here at the PVA office. As always we are here to be of service to you.
341 South Limestone has housed restaurants for the past two decades after being converted from the locally-famous Toby's Billiards.
Its next role will be as Blaze Pizza, opening their first Lexington store in the months to come.
The long philanthropic legacy of exemplary orthopaedic care at the Shriners Hospital for Children will continue in the near future on the campus of the University of Kentucky. The current 28-acre campus is anticipated to be sold by Shriners International in or after 2017.
515 North Broadway is on the market for over 600% of its foreclosure price after a young team's extensive renovation. This home in the Queen Anne style was previously referred to as "The Pink Lady".
(Photo courtesy of LBAR.com)
The Square, formerly known as Victorian Square, at W Main & Broadway continues to open new doors. Urban Outfitters served its first customers ahead of schedule on Thursday October 16th while Alumni Hall welcomes its first customers the morning of Friday October 17th. New restaurants Pies & Pints and Tony's Steaks & Seafood are both forthcoming.
Property Valuation Administrator
101 E. Vine Street, Suite 600
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
Fax: (859) 246-2729
Motor Vehicles Fax: (859) 246-2728