Collin County Central Appraisal District

Mailing Address:
250 W. Eldorado Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75069
Physical Address:
250 W. Eldorado Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75069
(469) 742-9200
(866) 467-1110 (toll-free)

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday   8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Collin Central County Appraisal District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas and is responsible for establishing and maintaining accurate property values for all real and business personal property. It was established on January 1, 1980, by the authority of the 1979 State Legislature, to provide uniform ad valorem (according to value) property appraisals to the taxing entities within Collin County.

The following cities and towns are serviced by the Collin Central Appraisal District:
Anna, Blue Ridge, Celina, Copeville, Fairview, Farmersville, Frisco, Josephine, Lavon, McKinney, Melissa, Murphy, Nevada, Plano, Prestonwood, Princeton, Prosper, Westminster, and Weston. Richardson and Sachse are split between Collin County and Dallas County. The cities located in Collin County use the Collin appraisal district’s appraisals and the cities located in Dallas County use the Dallas County appraisal district’s appraisals.

All tax entities in the county have their property valued by the appraisal district. The central appraisal district establishes the assessed values and each tax entity utilizes the values. Each tax entity used to establish it own values for each property tax, now the central appraisal district is responsible for the values.

The Appraisal District is governed by a board of directors appointed by the taxing entities participating in the Appraisal District. The board has five voting members, however if the county Tax Assessor/Collector is not appointed by the entities as a voting member of the board, he or she automatically serves as a non-voting board member.

Appraisal District Board of Directors:

Ronald Carlisle
Leo Fitzgerald
Ken Maun
Wayne Mayo
Gary Rodenbaugh
Roy Wilshire

The Appraisal District Board of Directors Role, in the Property Tax System, is to hire the chief appraiser, set the budget, and appoint the appraisal review board members. The board of directors has no authority when it comes to setting the values or any being involved in any of the appraisal methods utilized by the chief appraiser. The chief appraiser?s responsibility is to carry out the appraisal district?s legal duties, hire staff members, property appraisals, and manage the appraisal office.

Chief Appraiser:
Bo Daffin

In accordance with the Texas Property Tax Code, the Collin County Appraisal District Board of Directors has appointed members of the Appraisal Review Board (ARB). The appraisal review board (ARB) is the lawful part of the system and its members may serve two-year terms and are permitted to serve a maximum of three terms. The ARB is a separate body from the appraisal office and serves a different function. It hears and resolves disputes over appraisal matters. This is a very broad and important responsibility, but the ARB must be sensitive to its legal and practical limits.