Mission Statement

The Assessor's Office strives to provide quality public service and value property according to Oregon Statutes and Rules. 

The County Assessor's chief responsibilities are to:

  • Inventory all property including quality, quantity and important characteristics
  • Estimate the market value of each taxable property;
  • Administer and manage special programs, such as farm and forest assessments and all exemption programs
  • Prepare, maintain and provide maps and information on property locations, descriptions and ownership on all taxable and exempt property
  • Prepare the assessment roll for Tax Certification

Important Dates to Remember

  • January 1 - Property is valued as of this date for the coming fiscal year, which begins on July 1st.
  • February 15 - Second-trimester payment due.
  • March 15 - Personal and real property returns due for commercial and industrial property.
  • April 1
    • Final day to file for property tax exemptions
    • Final day to file for Veterans' exemptions
    • Final day to file timely for Charitable exemptions, etc.
  • April 15
    • Final day to file Senior and Disabled Citizen Deferral applications.
  • May 15 - Third-trimester payment due.
  • June 30 - Final determination date for property tax exemption status.
  • July 1 - Start of the fiscal year and lien date for all taxes.
  • July 15 - Taxing Districts certify tax levies and special assessments
  • September 25 - Assessor certifies value or value estimate of joint Taxing Districts
  • October 25
    • BoPTA forms are available at County Clerk's Office.
    • Last day for the tax collector to mail tax statements
    • Owner Value Reviews process through December 1st
  • November 15 - First-trimester tax payment due. Last day discount allowed for full or 2/3 payment.
  • December 31 Last day to file an appeal to the Board of Property Tax Appeals