What are the Assessor's duties?
The primary duty and responsibility of the Assessor is to cause to be assessed all real property within his/her jurisdiction except that which is otherwise exempted by law. This would include residential, multi-residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural classes of property. Real property is revalued every odd numbered year. The effective date of the assessment is January 1st of the current year. The assessor determines a full or partial value of new construction, or improvements depending upon the state of completion as of January 1st.