Property Tax

The Colony City Council sets and adopts the ad valorem tax rate during the annual budget process, which occurs every September. The ad valorem property tax is levied Oct. 1 of each year on the assessed value listed as of the prior Jan. 1 for all real and business personal property located in the city. The tax rate for fiscal year 2015-16 is $.67 per $100 valuation.

The Denton Central Appraisal District identifies property to be taxed, determines its appraised value, grants exemptions, and records taxable owner and address for residents of The Colony. For information on values, filing for exemptions, or reporting changes in ownership or address, call the Appraisal District at 940-349-3800 or Metro 972-434-2602. The Appraisal District mailing address is: P.O. Box 2816, Denton, TX 76202. The Appraisal District office is located at 3911 Morse St. in Denton. Should you have any questions, please contact the appraisal district office. Their web address is

The Denton County Tax Assessor/Collector bills and collects all ad valorem tax accounts for the City as identified and valued by the Denton Central Appraisal District. Their mailing address is: P.O. Box 90223, Denton, TX 76202. A satellite office is located in The Colony at 6301 Main St. Should you have any questions, please contact The Colony office at 972-624-3140 or the Denton office at 940-349-3500. Their web address is

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