Assessing

Overview

This office maintains a record of each property within the city. The record contains:

  • Aerial photographs
  • Building characteristics
  • Copies of deeds
  • Prior ownership information
  • Selling prices
  • Tax maps

The city maintains these records to enable appropriate assessment of property for tax purposes. However, all of these records are open to the public for their inspection and are available for research or review.

Parcel Diversity

This office contains 7,999 parcels, which are very diverse in nature. These parcels include:

  • Coastal area parcels
  • Commercial areas
  • Industrial areas
  • Ocean front parcels
  • Riverfront parcels with no access
  • Riverfront parcels with ocean access
  • Rural farm areas
  • Suburban areas
  • Urban areas

In addition to the real estate accounts, we also have 680 personal property accounts.

Assessment Date & Tax Information

  • Assessment Date: April 1st
  • Commitment Date: July 11, 2018
  • Fiscal Tax Year: 2018 - 2019
  • Tax Rate: $19.70 per thousand
  • Certified Ratio: 100%
  • Interest Rate: 7%
  • Bi-Annual Tax Dates: October 10, 2018, April 10, 2019