Berkeley County Assessor's Office in Martinsburg West Virginia

Address and phone number for Berkeley County Assessor's Office, an Assessor Office, at West Stephen Street, Martinsburg WV.


Name
Berkeley County Assessor's Office
Address
400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 25401
Phone
304-264-1904
Fax
304-262-8484

About the Berkeley County Assessor's Office

The Berkeley County Assessor's Office, located in Martinsburg, West Virginia, determines the value of all taxable property in Berkeley County, WV. Taxable property includes land and commercial properties, often referred to as real property or real estate, and fixed assets owned by businesses, often referred to as personal property. Property assessments performed by the Assessor are used to determine the Berkeley County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

Property owners may contact the Assessment Office for questions about:
  • Berkeley County, WV property tax assessments
  • Property tax appeals and reassessments
  • Paying property tax bills and due dates
  • Property tax rates and tax roll
  • Berkeley County GIS maps, property maps, and plat maps
  • Property records and deeds in Berkeley County
Berkeley County Property Records

The Berkeley County Department of Assessment maintains public property records on the physical characteristics for all the real property in Berkeley County, including building, or parcel size, land area, location, and building type. The office also maintains property maps: Berkeley County GIS maps, parcel, plot, block and lot maps, and tax maps.

Property Assessments

In order to make adjustments to Berkeley County property valuations and tax rates, the Assessor tracks real estate market conditions and sales data. The Tax Assessor also works closely with the Berkeley County Building Department and licensing officials to monitor changes to the property list because of new zoning requirements, construction, building expansions, renovations, or demolitions.

Property Re-Assessments

At set intervals, the Property Assessor's office reassesses all the real property in Berkeley County. In addition to updating real property values based on changes in market conditions, the revaluation process helps to identify previously unrecorded additions or deletions to the property list, as well as abandoned properties.

Personal Property Assessments in Berkeley County

Personal property owned by businesses in Berkeley County is often self-reported on established forms or declarations used by the Assessor's Office. The Office also performs site inspections, reviews property transfer documents and bills of sale, and searches public documents in order to identify taxable personal property for the assessment roll.

Contact the Berkeley County Assessor's Office

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 304-264-1904, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Berkeley County Assessor's Office, 400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 25401


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