Luzerne County Assessment in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Luzerne County Assessment, a Assessor Office, at North River Street, Wilkes-Barre PA.

Luzerne County Assessment
200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 18711

About the Luzerne County Assessment

The Luzerne County Assessment, located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, determines the value of all taxable property in Luzerne 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 Luzerne County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Luzerne 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 Luzerne County Assessment

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 570-825-1869, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Luzerne County Assessment, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 18711

Map of Luzerne County Assessment in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania

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