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Welcome to the Volusia County Property Appraiser Website

It's Spring and a Time for New Beginnings!

Spring is a time when people buy a new home. Here is a brief description of our deed process and what happens when you purchase that new place.

When a property is purchased, the new ownership is not shown that same day on our website. Many factors influence when the new ownership will be reflected.

When a sale occurs, the deed must be recorded at the offices of the Clerk of Court. The Clerk records and then processes the incoming deed and all other sale documents, such as a mortgage. They are then released to the Property Appraiser's office (we receive about 200-250 documents per day).

Our Deeds staff enters all the information into our computer system. They process deeds, marriage certificates, death certificates, foreclosures, timeshares, condominium declarations, subdivisions and anything else related to changes in property ownership.

The entire process can take up to two to four weeks from closing to appearance on our website. If you have any questions, please contact us any time.

Sincerely yours,

Larry Bartlett
Volusia County Property Appraiser

Special Announcement

Our offices will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

2017 Important Dates
January 1 Date property values and exemptions are established according to their status and condition.
March 1 Deadline for property owners to file for exemptions and/or agricultural or other classifications.
April 3 Deadline for owners of tangible personal property to file a Form VC-405 return.
June 1 Deadline for Senior Exemption applicants to provide income documentation.
June to July Property owners who want to appeal a denial of exemption, classification, portability, or tax deferral, must file a petition with the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) 30 days after the denial letter is mailed.
Mid August Notice of Proposed Property Taxes (NOPPT) or Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices are mailed to property owners.
Mid Sept. Deadline for property owners to file a petition who want to appeal their property value to the Value Adjustment Board (VAB).
Sept./Oct. Property owners may provide input at taxing authorities' public hearings to adopt a tentative budget and millage rate.
Mid October The Final Tax Roll is certified.
November 1 Tax bills are mailed by the Revenue Division.
End Dec Automatic exemption renewal cards are mailed.
Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Volusia County Property Appraiser is to fairly and equitably discover, list, and value all real and tangible personal property in Volusia County for the purpose of creating the annual ad valorem tax roll in accordance with applicable Florida Statutes and Florida Department of Revenue Substantive Regulations.

Our secondary mission involves assisting our public (citizens, cities, independent taxing authorities and county government) in accessing and utilizing the tremendous real estate/economic database, maps, and other associated information which we continuously maintain and update.

Aerial Views from around Volusia County
  • 1 Thomas Kelly Building
    DeLand, FL
  • 2 Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
    Ponce Inlet, FL
  • 3 Ocean Center
    Daytona Beach, FL
  • 4 Daytona International Speedway (Start/Finish Line )
    Daytona Beach, FL
  • 5 LPGA International
    Daytona Beach, FL
  • 6 Daytona Beach Bandshell
    Daytona Beach, FL
  • 7 Deleon Springs
    Deleon Springs, FL