Assessor’s Office

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1. Why is property taxed in Colorado?
2. What does my county assessor do?
3. What is the Assessor’s Office required to do?
4. Where can I find additional information?
5. What if I change my address?
6. How do I estimate taxes on a new house?
7. How do I estimate taxes on vacant land?
8. Why did my taxes go up over 50% (for example) from last year?
9. How is my property value determined?
10. How does the TABOR Amendment affect my valuation?
11. How can my value go up so much in one year?
12. My property's value decreased significantly, will my property taxes will also decrease significantly?
13. What if my valuation went up more than the market value increase? Does this mean it is incorrect? What should I do?
14. Why don’t all properties increase or decrease by the same percentage?
15. Why is vacant land and commercial assessed at 29%, and residential at 7.96%?
16. Who sets the tax rate or mill levy?
17. How does the assessor come up with market value on homes?
18. What are the factors used in determining value?
19. How does my county appraiser determine market value?
20. How are foreclosure sales considered?
21. What is time trending and why is it necessary?
22. How can I verify the value on my property?
23. How does the Assessor establish the value of property?
24. What is a "sales study period?"
25. If I bought my house within the last two years, shouldn’t the value be the same as what I paid for it?
26. Where do I find my comparables?
27. How often do you re-value?
28. How is actual square footage determined?
29. The square footage you list for my house is different from what the building plans indicate. Why is that?
30. My house wasn’t complete on January 1. How was it valued?
31. My property doesn't compare to the expensive home down the street that just sold. Are you valuing my property based on that property?
32. If the base year period is July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012, how can you say my home is 25% complete when we had not even broken ground on my home back in June 2012?
33. I would like to get my property classified as agricultural. What are the requirements?
34. If I disagree with the Assessor’s valuation of my property, what should I do?
35. What if I disagree with the total actual value of the property?
36. I agree with the total actual value, but I'm afraid my taxes will go up accordingly. Should I appeal my value because I feel my taxes will increase?
37. My Notice of Valuation shows land value and improvement value, but I didn’t make any improvements. Why did my value increase when I have not done anything to improve my property?
38. When should I appeal my total value?
39. What happens after I appeal?
40. Is the month of May the only time I can appeal a valuation?
41. What's the taxpayers responsibility?
42. How can I determine if the appraisal of my home is accurate?
43. What should I expect at an informal meeting with the appraiser?
44. Who pays the taxes due on property I sold or purchased?
45. How do I change my name or add a name, or take a name off the ownership of my property?
46. What is the difference between a quitclaim deed and a warranty deed?
47. How do I change title on my property?
48. How can I correct the acreage on my property description?

Board of Equalization

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1. How do I file an appeal?
2. What must I include in my appeal?
3. When will I receive notice of my hearing?
4. When will I receive the decision of the Board of Equalization (BOE)?

Concealed Handgun Permit

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1. Who is eligible?
2. What type of handgun training is required?
3. How much does the permit cost?
4. What type of payment is accepted?
5. Where do I have my signature on the application witnessed?
6. Do I have to get fingerprinted?
7. Do I need to have my picture taken?
8. How long is the permit good for?
9. What if I move?
10. What happens if my permit is lost / stolen / damaged?
11. I am a resident of the State of Colorado, yet I have a permit from another state, is my permit good in the State of Colorado?
12. Is my name entered into any kind of database if I am a Concealed Handgun Permit holder in the State of Colorado?
13. Where can I get more questions answered before or after I have my permit?

Finance Program

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1. Can I pay my bill by phone?
2. What is the sales tax rate for Gunnison County?
3. Where can I find Gunnison County's Central Purchasing Office?
4. How do I set up utilities in my name?

Human Services Foster Care Program

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1. Does Gunnison County need foster families?
2. How frequently are children and youth placed into foster care?
3. What types of kids come into foster care?
4. Can I / we adopt through the Gunnison County Foster Care Program?
5. What if I / we can only take a certain type of child into the home?
6. What is a safe home study?
7. How long do kids normally stay in foster care?
8. Can I choose to do short or long term care?
9. How do I become a Foster parent?

Individual Sewage Disposal System (ISDS)

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1. What do I do if I need a septic system?
2. What do I do if my septic system is failing?
3. Why is it necessary to have my septic tank pumped?
4. What kind of information needs to be considered in planning a new residential subdivision that will use septic systems for sewage disposal?

Main

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1. How do I contact a city/county department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

Palliative Care

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1. What kinds of cases could benefit from palliative care?

Public Health

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1. When are the immunization clinics?
2. When are the immunization clinics?
3. How do I get a medical care voucher?
4. How do I get birth control?
5. Where do I get a birth certificate?
6. How do I apply for Medicaid or Childrens Health Plans+(CHP+)?

Public Trustee

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1. When are foreclosure sales held?

Treasurer's Office

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1. When are property taxes due?
2. When are property tax bills sent out?
3. How do I change my billing address?
4. How do I add, remove or change a name on my property?
5. Do you accept phone payments?
6. Why are my property taxes so high?
7. Can I pay my property taxes with a credit card?

Water Quality

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1. Who regulates and monitors water supply wastewater treatment facilities in Gunnison County?
2. What's a Storm Water Discharge Permit and who has to get one?