A special use appraisal for property that produces an agricultural product.
Most Asked Questions
How Do Do I Get An AG “Exemption” (Agricultural Appraisal)?
Agricultural Appraisal is a special use appraisal for property that produces an agricultural product, it is not an exemption.
- One must complete an application and be approved in order to enjoy Agricultural Appraisal.
- A property’s primary use must be a qualifying agricultural use in order to qualify for Agricultural Appraisal.
- The property must be used in a qualifying agricultural use to the degree of intensity set by the district.
- The property must be used as agriculture in (5) of the previous (7) years prior to the application year.
NOTE: Agricultural Appraisal is an appraisal of land only. All structures (barns, sheds, residences, stables,
buildings, etc.) on agricultural use land will be appraised at market value.
When Is The Deadline To File An Application?
The deadline is April 30th.
- Special Valuation Appraisal / Open-Space (1-d-1) & Agricultural-Use (1-d)
- Agricultural Appraisal FAQs
- Agricultural Appraisal Guidelines
- Guidelines for Qualification of Agricultural Land in Wildlife Management Use / 96-354
- How To Complete An AG Application
- 1-d Agricultural Appraisal Application / 50-165
- 1-d-1 Agricultural Appraisal Application / Open Space / 50-129
- Application Para 1-d-1 (Espacios-Abiertos) Tasacion de Uso Para Agricultura / 50-129-S
The Fort Bend Central Appraisal District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas established in 1982 for the purpose of discovering and appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes for each taxing unit within the boundaries of the district.
The district has approximately 376,000 accounts to appraise each year with a total market value of approximately $107 billion.
FBCAD Serves Approx. 215 Taxing Units.