GOVERNMENT  >  TOWN of palmyra assessor

town of palmyra ASSESSOR JOAN E. GATES

Palmyra Town Hall

1180 Canandaigua Rd

Palmyra NY 14522

tel (315) 597-2184

fax (315) 597-3892


Secretary to the Assessor

Julie Hartman


Temporary change to Office Hours: 

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 am to Noon & 1 pm to 4 pm

Tuesday 1 pm to 4pm

Thursday CLOSED
(effective 21 September 2021)

Important Dates and Deadlines:


March 1st- 

  • Taxable Status Date (the Date exemptions are due) this is also the date the physical condition of real property is measured.

 May 1st- The Tentative Roll is filed

  • Assessments are displayed online and in the Assessors’ Office.  The assessment on the tentative roll becomes your final assessment unless the taxpayer files for Grievance.  (Please see Formal Review link).


Fourth Tuesday in May- Grievance Day

  • All complaints about assessments must be received no later than this day by the Board of Assessment Review (BAR).  (Please see Formal Review link for details).  The BAR is made up of 5 residents of the Town of Palmyra. The BAR makes its independent decision based on evidence submitted to prove the value of the property. The BAR can only review your Assessment and you cannot grieve your taxes or your tax bills.


 July 1st- The Final Assessment roll is filed

  • The Final assessment roll incorporates any changes made by the Board of Assessment review. The assessments published are used for the next tax cycle.  Judicial review of a final assessment is only available to properties that have been reviewed by the Board of Assessment review.