Lehigh County Assessment in Allentown Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Lehigh County Assessment, a Assessor Office, at South 7th Street, Allentown PA.


Name
Lehigh County Assessment
Address
17 South 7th Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 18101
Phone
610-782-3038
Fax
610-871-1442

About the Lehigh County Assessment

The Lehigh County Assessment, located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, determines the value of all taxable property in Lehigh 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 Lehigh County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Lehigh 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 Lehigh County Assessment

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 610-782-3038, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lehigh County Assessment, 17 South 7th Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 18101


Map of Lehigh County Assessment in Allentown Pennsylvania


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