Category Archives: Assessing

Annual Inspections By Assessor To Start

The Assessor’s Office staff will be conducting exterior inspections of property in certain areas of the city. These inspections will begin in April and continue through November. This is an annual process recommended by the State Tax Commission in order … Continue reading

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The Property Tax Assessment Appeal Process

Each year any property owner or representative of an owner my appeal the value of their property as determined by the Assessor. This process usually begins in early March after the new assessment notices have been mailed. If the owner … Continue reading

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The Property Tax Assessment Notice

Taxpayers usually decide if they are going to appeal their property assessment once they receive the Notice of Assessment, Taxable Valuation and Property Classification (the Assessment Notice). This typically arrives in late February or early March. It shows the new … Continue reading

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Tax & Assessing FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Taxes & Assessing When are my taxes due? Summer property taxes are due in the Treasurer’s Office by 4 p.m. on August 31st.  Winter property taxes are due in the Treasurer’s Office by 4 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Assessment

UNDERSTANDING YOUR ASSESSMENT Prior to Proposal A, property taxes were based upon the State Equalized Value (SEV). With the implementation of Prop A, property taxes are now based upon Taxable Value (TV). Each year, the Assessing Office must calculate the … Continue reading

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