Responsibilities of County Assessor
The County Assessor's Department is responsible for the valuation and classification of all taxable real and personal property in the county for property tax purposes. Every 6th year the office also values all of the tax exempt property in the county. Each year the office attends meetings of all Boards of Review where property owners may appeal their valuation or classification. The department follows state laws to value all properties based on market value and classify property based on use.