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Reopening Information

Effective June 1, Jefferson County Offices will reopen to the public. Please contact departments and offices directly to see if they provide services online and/or are open by appointment only. We strongly encourage wearing a face covering while visiting any county facility.

Also beginning June 1, most Jefferson County offices will be switching to a four-day business week and will be closed on Fridays. However, offices such as those related to courts and law enforcement will not be switching to this schedule. Please contact departments and offices directly for their hours of operation.

The Assessor Appeal Period this year runs from May 1, 2020 through June 1, 2020.The Jefferson County Government Center is currently closed due to COVID-19.  We are not yet sure when our office will re-open to the public.

Please file your Residential appeal online starting May 1, 2020.

Owners of all other real property types should file their appeal through the mail, postmarked by June 1, 2020.

Click the button below to file Online Residential Appeal .

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Click the button below to search Property Records.

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For information on property taxes and property values during COVID-19, please view this note from the assessor regarding property taxes and values (PDF).

If you are looking to file a Business Personal Property Declaration Schedule, please file it electronically through our website rather than by mail if possible. Please only use one method of submission (either electronically or by mail, but not both). Please note that the Business Personal Property Declaration deadline has been extended to June 15, 2020. The Business Personal Property appeal period this year runs from August 3, 2020 through August 20, 2020. 

Click the button below to file your Business Personal Property online filing.

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For more information on the extension, please view this memo regarding filing deadlines (PDF) or view the full executive order (PDF).

During the closure of Jefferson County offices, all Jefferson County Assessor’s Office staff will be working from home. This means that we will continue most of our normal operations, and all departments will be available to answer questions via phone and email. We ask that you initially contact us via email, then we can set up a phone call if requested. 

To send us an email, please use our contact form.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Important Alerts for Tax Notices: 

  • We are currently processing documents that were recorded with the Jefferson County Clerk & Recorder in November 2019. Ownership changes that have occurred since then may not be reflected on Property Record Search results. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
  • If you bought a new property in 2019 and have not received your tax notice, your transfer probably has not been processed yet. The Treasurer’s Office will continuously mail out tax notices to new owners as the Assessor’s Office finishes processing them. The notice above will be updated to reflect our progress until all deeds through December 2019 are completed.
  • If you receive a tax notice for a property you sold in 2019, please disregard it. Once the ownership records are updated, the new owner will be notified of the taxes due.
  • If you did not receive a tax notice for property you owned before 2019, you may find the tax notice using the Treasurer’s Property Records Search Application. Please search by address or PIN/Schedule#, if known.

The Jefferson County Assessor’s Office provides quality customer service by being courteous, respectful and informative while identifying, describing and valuing all property within Jefferson County in a fair, ethical, accurate and professional manner.

The Assessor is available anytime to present the Re-Appraisal Valuation and Assessment Process. Please contact the Assessor’s Office to schedule.