Recovering from a disaster can be a long process. But in the immediate hours after experiencing physical and emotional loss, here are some steps to take.
Property owners who have experienced sustained damage to their real or personal property from disasters may be eligible for a proration of taxes. If you qualify, you may only be responsible for a portion of your annual property taxes.
After a disaster, we work with local non-profits, churches, and local, state, and federal agencies to help individuals, businesses, and local non-profit and government agencies to help those affected.
Assistance may be available from a variety of sources, including:
In the event of a large-scale disaster, Columbia County may be eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance to help you and others. Please report any property damage to authorities, with the following information: