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Remodeling Exemption

Residential properties and apartment buildings at least 25 years old are eligible for an exemption for up to five years of any value added due to certain remodeling projects.

The exemption is limited to the value added by the City of Fargo Assessor for improvements made to the property. Current city policy also allows exemptions also for additions to buildings on residential properties. The following table summarizes current city policy regarding this residential exemption:

Remodeling exemption periods
Type Years exempted Building age Improvements
Residences & Apartments 3 25-39 Remodel and additions
Residences & Apartments 5 40+ Remodel and additions

View a PDF for a detailed description of the exemption and a copy of the application form. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open this file.

To apply for an exemption, please contact the City of Fargo Assessor's Office at 701-241-1340.