Jefferson County Assessor in Gardendale Alabama

Address and phone number for Jefferson County Assessor, an Assessor Office, at Main Street, Gardendale AL.

Jefferson County Assessor
651 Main Street, Gardendale, Alabama, 35071

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About the Jefferson County Assessor

The Jefferson County Assessor, located in Gardendale, Alabama, determines the value of all taxable property in Jefferson County, AL. 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 Jefferson County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

In order to make adjustments to Jefferson County property valuations and tax rates, the Assessor tracks real estate market conditions and sales data. The Tax Assessor also works closely with the Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County

Personal property owned by businesses in Jefferson 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 Jefferson County Assessor

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 205-716-1697, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jefferson County Assessor, 651 Main Street, Gardendale, Alabama, 35071