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Doretta H. Elliott, Assessor
April Campbell, Secretary
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Department Functions

  • Real Property Appraisal
  • Mobile Home Appraisal

The Assessorís Office locates lists and appraises the value of real property in Bamberg County. It is the Assessorís responsibility to assure that all properties are appraised fairly and equitably.

This office does:

  • Appraise real estate and mobile homes for ad valorem tax
  • Produce an annual certified assessment roll for ad valorem taxation for all properties within the Assessorís jurisdiction
  • Maintain records of deed sale transactions, building permits, tax maps and other records necessary for a continuous reassessment program
  • Review and qualify real properties for legal residence and agricultural special assessments
  • Represent the County in property tax appeals to the Board of Assessment Appeals and the Administrative Law Judge Division
  • Maintain the inventory of mobile homes in the County
  • Issues Building Permits

This office does not:

  • Assess manufacturing or utility property
  • Assess personal property such as cars or boats

Assessor Information

The South Carolina constitution provides for the following ratios to be applied to the market or use value of property to arrive at the assessed value:

  • Your home (legal residence) - 4%
  • Second home (or any residential property where you do not live) - 6%
  • Agricultural real property (privately owned) - 4%
  • Agricultural real property (corporate owner) - 6%
  • Commercial Real property - 6%

APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AS LEGAL RESIDENCE
AND/OR AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY TO BE VALUED BASED ON USE:

Send this Application to the address below.

Bamberg County Assessor's Office
P.O. Box 511, Bamberg, SC 29003
If you have any questions concerning this application call: (803) 245-3010

Download/Print Special Assessment Application (Updated)

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IMPORTANT:
SEE PAGE TWO OF THIS APPLICATION FOR FILING QUALIFICATIONS AND ADDITIONAL FILING INSTRUCTIONS.

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