Welcome to Orange County Appraisal District Website

DEADLINE EXTENTION

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Chief Appraiser has granted the 30 day extension, as provided by Section 23.23(b) of the Texas Property Tax Code for businesses to file their personal property rendition forms.

Renditions must be submitted by: MAY 15, 2020.

COVID-19

In response to the Orange County Disaster Declaration and the CDC recommendations issued March 17, 2020, the Orange County Appraisal District is limiting public access. In order to protect both the public as well as our employees we are asking that you use one of the following options to conduct business with our office currently:

By phone:  409-745-4777

    • Administration / Entities: Ext 114
    • Appraisal: Ext 115
    • Exemptions: Ext 116
    • Mapping & Ownership: Ext 113

By email:

Our doors will remain locked until further notice, although our staff will be available through the above methods during normal business hours Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm.

If you need to drop documents off at our office, please use the drop box by the front door.

We appreciate your cooperation during this challenging time as we strive to keep our employees and community safe.

 

We hope that you find the information on these pages useful and informative. Our office develops and administrates the property and appraisal roll records for twenty-two taxing entities located in Orange County. Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad-valorem property tax system in Texas. Our primary goal is to provide the taxpayer with a courteous and efficient means of handling the administration of their property values. Please contact our office if we can provide assistance to you.

Scott W. Overton, RPA
Chief Appraiser

Mission Statement

The mission of the Orange County Appraisal District is to discover, list and appraise all property located within the boundaries of the district in an accurate, ethical and impartial manner in an effort to estimate the market value of each property and achieve uniformity and equity between classes of properties.  This will be accomplished by maintaining the highest standards in appraisal practices and law, guided by the goals of providing quality service to the taxpayers and taxing entities and by developing personnel who are professional and knowledgeable.

Purpose

To provide accurate appraisals of all property in Orange County at 100 percent market value, ensuring that each taxpayer pays only their fair share of the overall property tax burden.

Property Tax System

Orange County Taxing Units

City of Bridge City City of Orange
City of Port Arthur City of Vidor
City of West Orange City of Pine Forest
City of Pinehurst City of Rose City
County of Orange Orange County Drainage District
County of Orange Lateral Road Orange County Navigation & Port District
Emergency Service District #1 – Vidor Fire District #3 – Little Cypress
Emergency Service District #2 – Bridge City Fire District #4 – McLewis-Mauriceville
Water Control & Improvement District #1 Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD
Bridge City ISD Orangefield ISD
Vidor ISD West Orange-Cove CISD