Fire Assessment

Firefighter in front of burning home

Some Frequently Asked Questions Regarding The City Fire Assessment

  • What is the fire assessment?
    • The fire assessment is a fee billed annually with your property taxes that fund fire protection services in the city.
  • Is the assessment new?
    • No, the fire assessment has been used to fund High Springs Fire Department since 2008.
  • How much is the fire assessment?
    • The current fire assessment is $223 per year for residential structures. 
  • Can this fire assessment be used for other projects?
    • No, all monies collected from the fire assessment must be used for the fire department only.