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Your physical address, which is also known as the situs address, is assigned by various divisions and jurisdictions, and not the County Assessor. Planning and Zoning is responsible for assigning, maintaining, and approving situs addresses in unincorporated Jefferson County. We also receive situs address information from the various cities within the county. If you have a concern with your situs address, we would be happy to look into this on our end. Please call our office at 303-271-8600 and ask to speak to someone regarding a situs address concern. While the assessors office only maintains the information provided, you may need to contact the local agency or jurisdiction who is responsible for the assignment of the situs address.
To request a mailing address change. Please click HERE. You will be required to acknowledge you are the owner of the property for which the request is being made.
The Assessor’s Office is notified of changes in ownership by recorded documents. The Assessor’s Office is unable to provide legal advice as to which document you should record. You may want to contact an attorney or title company to assist you in choosing the correct document. The document you choose should be recorded at the Jefferson County Clerk & Recorder’s Office for public record. They can be reached at the Clerk and Recorder website or 303-271-8122. Please note, the recording of a Marriage Certificate for public records will not change the ownership or name of an owner.
The Assessor’s Office changes its records based on changes in the real property records recorded in Jefferson County. Without a recorded document the Assessor’s Office is unable to separate your duplex or townhome into separate parcels. This is typically completed pursuant to the exchange of deeds. Please note, the Assessor’s Office will not recognize a separate parcel solely with the recordation of a survey or party wall agreement.
The Assessor’s Office is unable to provide legal advice as to which document you should record to effectuate a separation. If you need more in-depth information on separations, we suggest you contact a title company or a real estate attorney for more assistance.
If the property is located within city limits, you may need to contact the planning & zoning office for your city for further information on this process in that jurisdiction as well.
The Assessor’s Office changes its records based on changes in the real property records recorded in Jefferson County. Without a recorded document the Assessor’s Office is unable to combine parcels onto a single tax bill or split parcels. Please be aware even if a document is recorded in the real property records the Assessor’s Office may still be unable to combine the parcels onto one tax bill, and property owners may still receive multiple tax bills. Please note, this typically happens when the properties to be combined are not within the same taxing districts or the ownership and tenancy of parcels are not the same – as a result, the Assessor’s Office is unable to combine the tax bills. The Assessor’s Office is unable to provide legal advice as to which document you should record to effectuate a split or combination.
If you would like to pursue some type of action to combine or split your parcels, and your property is in unincorporated Jefferson County, please contact the Jefferson County Planning & Zoning Division and inquire about a property merger or a subdivision process. Jefferson County Planning and Zoning can be reached on the Jeffco Planning and Zoning website or at 303-271-8700.
If the property is located within city limits, you will need to contact the planning & zoning office for your city and inquire about a property merger or a subdivision process.
If your intent in requesting to combine parcels is to have an adjacent lot or parcel classified as residential for assessment purposes, the lot or parcels do not have to be combined to qualify. If you would like more information about this, please submit your question to our contact form, list your question as “Land and Agricultural,” and note that this is what you are asking about.
When an owner on a deed dies, the death certificate may need to be recorded with the Clerk and Recorder. For more information on recording a death certificate, visit the Clerk and Recorder website or reach them at 303-271-8121.
The remainder of the process depends on the type of ownership of the property.
In cases of joint tenancy, submitting a death certificate may lead to the removal of the deceased owner. However, it's important to seek legal counsel from an attorney or probate court whenever actions impacting property title are being considered.
If the property is tenants in common, the recording of the death certificate will not automatically result in the deceased owner being removed. You will need to contact probate court or an attorney to have the deceased owner removed. If a Personal Representative's Deed is recorded for public record, the Letters of Testamentary appointing the Personal Representative of the estate must also be recorded. The Assessor’s Office is unable to provide any legal advice. Probate court can be reached at 720-772-2500 and is located at 100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden, CO 80419.
To make changes or corrections to characteristics such as square footage (including basement finish), number or type of rooms, stories, or units, or a change to the outbuildings, please use our Property Characteristics Change Form.