Lackawanna County Assessor in Scranton Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Lackawanna County Assessor, a Assessor Office, at Madison Avenue, Scranton PA.


Name
Lackawanna County Assessor
Address
1302 Madison Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18509
Phone
570-963-6728
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Lackawanna County Assessor

The Lackawanna County Assessor, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, determines the value of all taxable property in Lackawanna County, PA. 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 Lackawanna County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Lackawanna 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 Lackawanna County Assessor

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 570-963-6728, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lackawanna County Assessor, 1302 Madison Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18509


Map of Lackawanna County Assessor in Scranton Pennsylvania


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