Assessor

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Appraise Real Property and Manufactured (Mobile) Homes for tax purposes
  • Accept and process written appeals to values generated by this office
  • Update ownership on real property records based on recorded transfer instruments (deeds)
  • Determine area of land to be included in a tax parcel of land using recorded deeds and plats. (i.e. combine parcels, subdivisions, etc.)
  • Maintain and process legal residence and agricultural assessment applications
  • Provide property records. (Shows sketch of buildings and other related  information)
  • Discover, measure and appraise new construction for tax purposes
  • Process Multiple Lot Discount applications for developers meeting requirements of South Carolina Code of Laws Sec. 12-43-224 and Sec. 12-43-225
  • Change mailing address for real property owners as requested
 
 
The Office does not do the following: 

 

  • Give legal advice
  • Research real property for legal claim
  • Have tax or other information on vehicles, boats, motors or other personal property
  • Give information on or estimate property tax amounts
  • Issue any type of permits (Building, electrical, mobile home, etc.)
  • Accept payments for County property taxes
  • Assign site (physical) addresses
  • Grant exemptions for real property

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

31 Klein Street/Harrelson Building, Room 309
P.O. Box 1166
Walterboro, SC  29488
Phone: 843-549-1213
Fax: 843-549-6185

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM

 

STAFF CONTACTS

Thomas Hill, Assessor, thill@colletoncounty.org

George (Bucky) McCormack, Deputy Assessor/Appraisal, gmccormack@colletoncounty.org

Wanda Craven, Office Manager, wcraven@colletoncounty.org

Austin Williams, Legal Residence and Agricultural Applications, jawilliams@colletoncounty.org