About the City Assessor's Office
The City Assessor's Office works under the direction of the Director of Finance and is responsible for assessment and equalization of assessments for all real estate (taxable and tax exempt) located within the corporate limits of the City.
The Assessor's primary function is to provide accurate and statutorily-compliant real estate information for purposes of levying of real estate taxes. The office is also responsible for:
- Analyzing trends in sales data
- Keeping descriptions of the buildings and property characteristics up-to-date
- Keeping track of ownership changes
- Maintaining maps of parcel boundaries