All deeds related to all parcels of property within the Town of Pelham are examined for accuracy by this office.
Property owners wishing to apportion or consolidate their property should contact this office. I will provide a guide stating what recorded deeds are necessary to accomplish this goal.
This office reviews all home improvements, i.e. alterations & remodeling, which require Village Permits. All architectural and structural drawings are studied to see if the improvement warrants a change in the property’s assessed value. This information is provided to the Town Assessor for her perusal. The Assessors office will make an inspection of this property, to see if a change in assessed value is justified. The same procedure is applied for new construction.
This office maintains the Tax Maps for The Town of Pelham, which date back to the early 1900’s along with documents of The Towns, subdivide property prior to Tax Maps.
Property folders for each of the approximately 3600 parcels within The Town of Pelham are accurately updated as needed. Within the property folder is a property card containing a diagram of the house’s footprint, the area of living space along with the structural composition of the house and inventory of rooms, bedrooms, powder rooms, porches, etc. All deeds related to the property are kept in this folder providing a thorough property history.