Office Hours - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

James A. LeGrett, Assessor
(585) 381-5151 (O)
(585) 261-1706 (C)

James LaGrett, East Rochester Town/Village Assessor picture


Sarah Feely, Clerk
: (585) 381-5151 (O)

For Tax Billing Information or Questions

Call the Town/Village Clerk's office at
(585) 586-3553


Exemption Changes 2021

On December 18, 2020 the Governor signed an Executive order allowing Towns to automatically renew the Limited Income Senior Exemption, (RP-467) & Limited Income Disability Exemption, (RP-459) without a renewal application for the 2021 Assessment Roll. 

What this means:  We previously sent out letters to those who receive Senior and Disability Tax Exemptions, with a specific appointment day and time to come in and submit your applications for renewal. At this time, all appointments as of this letter’s date have been eliminated, and exemptions for 2021 will reflect the same percentage that was issued to you in 2020. You are not required to submit the renewal application for 2021. 


New Applicants:  If you are a NEW applicant for one of these exemptions, you can do so by mailing in your application (RP-467) or (RP-459) or dropping it in our drop box prior to March 1, 2021. (See #1 & #2 below)   

Currently you may submit the application completed with the items above attached, in ONLY the following 2 ways:


  • Mail to: Building Department
                  ATTN: Sarah Feely
                  317 East Main Street

  East Rochester, NY 14445


  • Drop in our Drop box outside of the Eyer Building. (The drop box is located in the back of the building where the big parking lot is, at the library entrance behind the flag pole. There are 2 drop boxes, please drop into box marked Clerks Office.

Residential Sales File

The Assessor is the appointed assessment official who estimates the value of real property within the Town/Village of East Rochester. The Assessor's office is open daily Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. In addition, he sees residents by appointment.

The Assessor maintains the Town/Village's assessment roll, which lists assessments and exemptions. The Assessor approves and monitors property tax exemptions, including senior citizens exemptions, school tax relief exemptions (STAR), veterans, disability, and business exemptions.

The Assessor reviews every transfer of real property for accuracy, including the basic information on buyer, seller, and sale price. Properties are reviewed annually for changes, including permits for new construction, demolition, change of use, and market conditions.

East Rochester Assessor's Department News

Assessment Department General Information

The Assessment Department maintains an inventory of all parcels in the Town/Village of East Rochester in order to establish an assessed value for the equitable distribution of property taxes. All properties are currently assessed at 100% of market value.

In accordance with rules and regulations set forth in New York State Real Property Tax Law, the Town/Village of East Rochester participates in an annual assessment program. Annual assessing involves the yearly systematic analysis of all properties in the municipality to determine if they reflect current market values and making adjustments where necessary. Assessment changes may also be made due to change in use, and/or issuance of a building permit for new construction or demolition.

The Assessment Department also administers partial tax exemptions, as allowed under the State Real Property Tax Law, to property owners who meet certain eligibility requirements. Some of the most common residential exemptions are: STAR (School Tax Relief), Senior Citizen, Disability With Limited Income and Veterans. Applications are available for these exemptions through the New York State Office of Real Property Services web site,, or by contacting the Assessment Office at 585-381-5151.

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FOI Requests

Freedom of Information
Law Requests Form


To appeal your FOIL request, please send your appeal to the Appeals Officer, Mayor John R. Alfieri, at

All appeals must be received within 10 days of your receipt of the original response to your FOIL request.

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Town/Village of East Rochester
317 Main Street, Suite 2000
East Rochester, New York 14445

: (585) 586-3553 | : (585) 419-8282

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