Church Exemption

What is the process?

Step 1: File for a Church Exemption

First time church exemption claimants must submit:

  • A completed Church Exemption Form
  • A Lessor's Exemption Claim Form completed by the lessor
  • A copy of the lease agreement. (The lease should incdicate that the church is responsible for paying property taxes. If it does not, documentation must be provided to show that the church benefits from the property tax exemption by a reduction in rent.)
  • A copy of the organization's certified articles of incorporation
  • a copy of a tax letter designating the organization's non-profit status

Who can use this service?

Any religious organizations that rent or lease property and conduct worship services on that property may use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Frequently Asked Questions