Philadelphia County Assessment in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Philadelphia County Assessment, a Assessor Office, at Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA.

Philadelphia County Assessment
601 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106

About the Philadelphia County Assessment

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

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia County Assessment

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 215-686-4334, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Philadelphia County Assessment, 601 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106

Map of Philadelphia County Assessment in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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