The Assessor establishes and maintains a set of maps for every parcel of property in the County for assessment purposes. These parcel maps serve as the basis for the assessment of all real property in Placer County and are continuously updated to reflect new subdivisions and surveys.
The Assessor builds and maintains the base map layer for the county Geographical Information System (GIS). Property Information is available from various departments in the county. The GIS system can be searched by either parcel number or address.
The Assessor completes an assessment roll by July 1 each year showing the assessed values for all taxable property.
We provide a way to estimate the amount of supplemental taxes you may expect to pay if you have recently purchased a property. This online tool is for changes in ownership only and not for new construction.
Use our online tool to look up property characteristics, values, ownership information, and maps. You will need the 12 digit Assessment Number or Fee Parcel number.
California property tax law provides a number of ways individuals and businesses can reduce their property tax assessments. The Assessor must apply all legal exemptions and exclusions.
We provide forms and brochures on-line to save you time, and help you understand how our office can assist you.