Otero County Assessor's Office in La Junta Colorado

Address and phone number for Otero County Assessor's Office, an Assessor Office, at PO Box 511, La Junta CO.


Name
Otero County Assessor's Office
Address
PO Box 511, La Junta, Colorado, 81050
Phone
719-383-3010
Fax
719-383-3019

About the Otero County Assessor's Office

The Otero County Assessor's Office, located in La Junta, Colorado, determines the value of all taxable property in Otero County, CO. 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 Otero County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Otero 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 Otero County Assessor's Office

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 719-383-3010, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Otero County Assessor's Office, PO Box 511, La Junta, Colorado, 81050


Map of Otero County Assessor's Office in La Junta Colorado


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