Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia recently mailed out the Automatic Renewal Receipts to eligible property owners in Miami-Dade County.
The mailings and quantities for each include:
• Automatic Homestead Renewals: 396,259
• Institutional Renewal Receipts (Residential): 6,903
• Institutional Renewal Receipts (Personal Property): 2,234
• Courtesy Exemption Applications: 16,987
• Affordable Housing: 240
• Deployed Military: 24
These letters are meant to help property owners who currently have an exemption on their property. If the property owners still are eligible for the exemption(s) in 2015, they do not need to do anything; they should keep the document for their records. However, if they no longer qualify for their exemption(s) they should contact the Property Appraiser’s Office immediately at 305-375-4712.
Property owners can visit the office in Downtown Miami, 111 NW First St., Seventh Floor, or the South Dade Government Center, 10710 SW 211 St., Second Floor), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In an effort to assist homeowners, the Property Appraiser’s Office will host multiple weekend and evening outreach events around the county, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
Jan. 24 at West Dade Regional Library, 9445 Coral Way;
Feb. 7 at Homestead Branch Library, 700 N. Homestead Blvd.;
Feb. 21 at West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd., and
Feb. 28 at South Dade Government Center (Second Floor), 10710 SW 211 St, in Cutler Bay.
A Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for Jan. 27 at Coral Reef Library, 9211 SW 152 St. in Palmetto Bay.