Assessor’s Office – Our Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To accurately identify, list, appraise and classify all taxable properties in an effort to achieve fair and equitable values for the preparation of the annual assessment roll in a timely manner while educating property owners of the appraisal process and their options to appeal, as well as learn of available assistance programs.

Information on File for Public Access

Property Record Cards
The Assessor’s Office creates and maintains an individual Property Record Card for every parcel of property in the county (approximately 236,000). These records are maintained in a database in the¬†Computer-assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) system.

Information included on these cards include:

– Street Address of the Property
– Name(s) of Owner(s)
– Address(es) of Owner(s)
– Parcel Identification Number
– Subdivision Name *
– Lot Number *
– Dimensions of Lot
– Acreage for Larger Tracts
– Construction Types and Components for Structures (Type of Roofing, Foundation, etc.)
– Extra Features of Improvements (Fireplaces, Driveways, etc.)
– Value for Improvements
– Value of Land
– Overall Appraisal for Tax Purposes for Land and All Improvements
– Assessment Classification
– Overall Assessment Value
– Transfer Data, including Sales History (Amounts, Dates, Deed Volume, Page Numbers)

Property Maps
The Assessor’s office maintains a set of maps for all properties in the jurisdiction in order to maintain size, location and boundary information. These maps are constantly updated through the use of data contained in transfer deeds, registered surveys and recorded plats of subdivisions. Currently, the office maintains 2,000 maps on file for use by office personnel and the general public. Copies of all materials may be obtained for a reasonable fee per copy. Please click here to see our fees for copies and maps.

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