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The staff of the Montgomery Central Appraisal District sincerely hopes that this website is of some value to you. Every effort has been made to ensure that the data and information provided here is correct and current. The site will be refreshed regularly in an attempt to keep you informed.
This site is not intended as a substitute for personal contact with our customers. We remain available during our normal office hours by telephone or in person.
If you experience any problems with any portion of our website or if you have any questions or comments about our website, you may e-mail us at

MCAD will be closed for the remander of the week due to sanitization. And will reopen Monday November 30th at regular business hours.

MCAD will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 26th & 27th. Have a safe and happy holiday.

Facemask or coverings are REQUIRED to be worn to enter the building Per Governor Greg Abbotts executive order issued on 7/2/2020 and effective 7/3/2020 12:01 PM

As our County slowly migrates back into the normal flow of business,  the District’s doors have re-opened to the public for document intake and to answer general questions.  In an effort to protect the public as well as our staff, we continue to encourage you to take advantage of our online services & the Drop-Box located outside our front doors.

To offer the most efficient and prompt response, please only email the department that best corresponds to your immediate need. If you are uncertain which email to utilize, please use the email address. (Business Personal Property) (All Exemptions) (Commercial Property) (Residential Property) (Ag, Timber, Wildlife Property) (Deeds, Mapping, Address…) (Information not found on Website)  (For all other inquiries.)    



For health safety concerns, please utilize our online options at MCAD-TX.ORG

The front lobby of MCAD is open to the public for drop offs and questions.  No informal hearings are being held at this time.  Formal hearings will be begin on May 27 for scheduled hearings only.  All protest (appeals), for properties without a designated property tax agent, must be filed either through MCAD’s online system, mail, or the drop box located at our front entrance.  By expanding our online protest capabilities, MCAD staff will conduct informal protest hearings via our online system, email, or telephone only.  Any protest not finalized informally will be scheduled for a formal Appraisal Review Board hearing at a later date.

**Tax Agents please see MCAD’s website for information regarding protest (appeal) procedures**

2020 Notices of Appraised Value mailed:

April 14, 2020

This appraisal notice represents your property value as of January 1, 2020 per Section 23.01 (a) of the Texas Property Tax Code…”all taxable property is appraised at its market value as of January 1.”  Due to the fact that the current health crisis occurred after January 1, 2020, any impact on values will be reflected in the tax year 2021 valuations as indicated by the market at that time.
For Victims of Hurricane Harvey click here

Montgomery County Local Businesses

We understand the impact of the global pandemic on local businesses.   Although the deadline to file a business personal property rendition is April 15, the chief appraiser is granting an automatic extension to May 15 for tax year 2020.  In an effort to continue safe health practices, we encourage you to take advantage of our online renditions.  It is our sincere hope that this automatic extension will help to ease the process of rendering the assets of your business. 

2020 Community Housing Development Organization Property Capitalization Rate

Pursuant to Sec. 11.1825(r) of the Texas Property Tax Code, The Montgomery County Appraisal District gives public notice of the capitalization rate to be used for the 2020 Tax Year to value properties receiving exemptions under this section. Rent restricted properties vary widely. These variations can have an effect on the valuation of the property. A basic capitalization rate of 10.0% will be used to value these properties; although adjustments may be made on the individual property characteristics and the information provided to the chief appraiser as required under Sections 11.182(d) and (g) of the Property Tax Code.

Why Over 65 Exemption not indicated on properties via the website

Notice: House Bill 394 H.B. 394 amends the Tax Code to include information that indicates the age of a property owner, including information indicating that a property owner is 65 years of age or older, among the information in property tax appraisal records that is prohibited from being posted on the Internet. The bill requires the chief appraiser for each appraisal district to ensure that any information indicating the age of a property owner that is posted on a website controlled by the appraisal district is removed from the website not later than the bill's effective date. EFFECTIVE DATE - September 1, 2015.

Re-investment Zones and 381 Agreement Unit Codes

In cooperation with local taxing units, the Montgomery Central Appraisal District has established certain unit codes for tracking purposes only.  These codes appear on the Notice of Appraised Values.  These codes are as follows:

Reinvestment Zones

  • RZ3A      CCO Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #3 (City Ex)
  • RZ3        CCO Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #3 (City Ex)
  • RCH        City of Houston Reinvestment Zone 10
  • RZ4A      City of Oak Ridge North Reinvestment Zone #1 (City Ex)
  • RZ4        City of Oak Ridge North Reinvestment Zone #1 (Co Ex)
  • RW1A    City of Willis Reinvestment Zone 1 (City Ex)
  • RW1      City of Willis Reinvestment Zone 1  (Co Ex)

381 Agreement

  • ZAMD   (381 AGRMT) Audubon Magnolia Development District
  • ZCD1      (381 AGRMT) Conroe MUNICIPLE MGMT DIST 1
  • ZTR         (381 AGRMT) TOWNSEND ROAD
  • ZVRT      (381 AGRMT) Valley Ranch Town Center Mgmt Dist


Both Reinvestment Zones and 381 Agreements are development areas established by local taxing units.  The properties that fall within the boundaries of these agreements or zones are coded as such by the Montgomery Central Appraisal District.  There is no tax rate associated with these codes and are for tracking purposes only.




Every effort has been made to offer the most current and correct information possible on these pages. The information included on these pages has been compiled by County staff from a variety of sources, and is subject to change without notice. The Montgomery Central Appraisal District makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, accuracy or adequacy of such information and data. The Montgomery Central Appraisal District reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice. Original records may differ from the information on these pages. Verification of information on source documents is recommended. By using this application, you assume all risks arising out of or associated with access to these pages, including but not limited to risks of damage to your computer, peripherals, software and data from any virus, software, file or other cause associated with access to this application. The Montgomery Central Appraisal District shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of any cause relating to use of this application, including but not limited to mistakes, omissions, deletions, errors, or defects in any information contained in these pages, or any failure to receive or delay in receiving information.