The Assessor’s Office values all locally assessed property in the county for ad valorum tax purposes. Locally assessed property is residential, owner occupied and rental, commercial property and vacant land. This provides the 158 taxing authorities their tax base.
The Assessor’s Office is also responsible for the valuation of Manufactured Housing and Business Personal Property.
The Assessor’s Office also maintains the ownership information and mapping. The office also administers the widows, widower and disability exemptions and the Senior Valuation Freeze.