Office of Assessment

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website at provides access to, and information about many assessment procedures, exemptions, and grievance forms.  Some of these forms, and local exemptions are provided below.

Exemption Forms

  • Application for Enhanced School Tax Relief – Enhanced STAR Exemption – CLICK HERE
  • IVP Supplement to be filed with Application for Enhanced STAR – CLICK HERE
  • Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Senior Citizens – CLICK HERE
  • Renewal Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Senior Citizens – CLICK HERE
    Application for Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation – VA Exemption  CLICK HERE 

2024 Grievance – Forms and Information

Attention: Town of Harrietstown 2024 grievance day will be held May 28th from 5-9 pm by appointment only. Please call 518-891-0436 for an appointment.

2024 BAR Policy

What to do if you disagree with your assessment

NYS Board of Real Property Services Complaint on Real Property Assessment – Grievance Form RP-524

Town of Harrietstown 2024 Tentative Assessment Roll

Notice of Completion of Tentative Assessment Roll Town of Harrietstown

The Franklin County GIS website is a very helpful tool that provides assessment, property and owner  information on every parcel in the County.  Many towns include multiple pictures of each parcel along with the property data.

The Franklin County website also contains many helpful features, including GIS mapping, which is updated annually, tax rate information, documents for address change, tax sale information, and contact information for tax collectors, and other local officials.

Mr. Tichenor is a New York State Certified Assessor. He is responsible for all assessments and the administration of exemptions throughout the Town of Harrietstown, and Village of Saranac Lake (Franklin County Portion). Marten has been successfully involved in the Assessment Community since 2012, and has become a great addition to the Harrietstown Office.


Marten N. Tichenor
Office Hours
Monday to Thursday (excl. Holidays)
8AM to 4AM
Tammy A. Marsh
Data Collection Clerk
Office Hours
Monday to Friday (excl. Holidays)
8AM to 4AM