Park County Assessor

Senior Property Tax Exemption


In 2000, Colorado voters amended the Colorado Constitution and created a senior property tax exemption.

This program was suspended from 2003 - 2006 and again in 2009 by the General Assembly due to the negative fiscal condition of the State. The Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption has once again been approved for tax year 2012, payable in 2013. The exemption will reduce the actual value of your residential property by 50 percent up to a maximum reduction of $100,000. The state pays the tax on the exempted value. Qualified individuals must file for exemption no later than July 15, 2017. Applications are available from your county assessor.

Please refer to the Senior Property Tax Exemption Brochure for more detailed information.

 Application Options

  1. As of January 1 of this year (or the year of application), I am 65 years old.
  2. I occupy the property to receive the exemption as my primary residence and have done so for at least ten consecutive years.
  3.  I am the owner of record for at least ten consecutive years prior to January 1 of this year (or the year of application.) 


The documents listed below are available for download in PDF format.  Documents in PDF format can be viewed and printed on most computers using Acrobat Reader software.  Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from Adobe Systems, Inc.

Forms indicated as "Writeable" can be filled out by typing on the form in Acrobat Reader.  The completed form can then be printed by clicking on the Print icon.

Document Paper Size Orientation Pages Writeable
Brochure Legal Landscape 2 No
Short Form Instructions Letter Portrait 2 No
Short Form Letter Portrait 1 Yes
Long Form Instructions Letter Portrait 2 No
Long Form Letter Portrait 2 Yes

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