FAQ - Request For Information

How can I get information about my property?
There are several methods for property owners to get information from the appraisal district. They can access information by searching at the CCAD website, contact us or visit one of our offices.

Can you give me information on the amount of taxes I owe?
The appraisal district is only responsible for the appraisal of property. For specific information on taxes due or payments made, you will need to contact the Coryell County Tax Office at (254) 248-3142 or visit www.coryellcountytax.com.

I am preparing for my ARB hearing, what information is provided?
The chief appraiser must provide the property owner with any information that he intends to introduce at the ARB formal hearing. This information can include but is not limited to, a list of sales used to value the property, a list of all property in the owners neighborhood, comparable sales grid, comparable equity grid, and an appraisal field card.

Can I get a list of all sales?
The appraisal district is prohibited from disclosing sales information gathered from a private source. Property owners who have protested their property are entitled only to a list of sales used to value their property.

Can I get a copy of the appraisal roll?
Yes. The appraisal roll is available for $10. The export files are txt format with a layout. Please request the export in writing with your check and it will be sent within 10 business days. Methods of delivery include:  Email, FTP, Dropbox or CD.

Can I get a copy of maps?
Paper copies of the maps may be purchased at the appraisal district offices.  Property owners may also purchase a copy of the appraisal district GIS information. GIS information is ESRI shape files provided via Email, FTP, Dropbox or CD. The cost is $10 and is provided within 10 business days.

Will GIS data give me ownership and value information?
No, the GIS information is strictly mapping information. For appraisal roll information the property owner would need to also purchase the electronic appraisal roll data.

What is the Public Information Act?
The Public Information Act refers to information that is collected, assembled, or maintained under a law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business: 1) by a governmental body; or 2) for a governmental body and the governmental body owns the information or has a right of access to it. The term is defined in Government Code Section 552.002.

All CCAD records are available for public viewing unless one of the exceptions to disclosure listed in the Public Information Act applies. Exceptions to disclosure may include, but is not limited to, private or personal information such as financial or medical information, certain law enforcement information, information related to pending lawsuits, and the home address and telephone information of local government officials or employees.

If you wish to submit an Open Records Request (under the Public Information Act) you must submit a written request by electronic mail, facsimile transmission, regular mail, or in person. In order to ensure that your request will be processed without delay, please include the following information: 

  • Your name and mailing address
  • Your telephone number (so you may be contacted if there are any questions)
  • Identifying data such as tax year, account/PID/parcel number(s), Owner or Firm name
  • Document type and detailed description of specific information that is of interest
  • Your email address and/or preferred method for receiving a response.

You will receive a response from CCAD within 10 business days of receiving your request. If additional time is needed to provide the requested information, we will respond in writing to that fact and set a reasonable time when the information will be available for inspection or duplication.