Upon removal of the classification, an additional tax, interest and penalty shall be imposed which shall be due and payable to the county treasurer thirty days after removal or upon sale or transfer, unless the new owner has signed the Notice of Continuance.
How To Apply
Applications are available online or by calling (253) 798-7137. Completed applications should be submitted to the Assessor-Treasurer's office located at:
2401 S. 35th St.
Tacoma WA 98409-7498
Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The application fee is $300 and is non-refundable. Applications submitted in any given year from January 1 through December 31 are approved or denied for the following assessment year, with tax reduction applied the year after approval.
Appealing the Denial Of Farm & Agricultural Application
The owner may appeal the Assessor-Treasurer's denial to the Pierce County Board of Equalization. The appeal must be filed with the Board within 60 days after the mailing of the notice of denial.
In addition to the Farm & Agricultural tax classification, use this link and you will find more information about regulations, resources and general information regarding farming in Pierce County.