Community Information Database
Santa Cruz County Assessor
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz County Assessor|
|Alternate Name(s):||Santa Cruz County Assessor's Office|
|Address:||701 Ocean Street, Room 130|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8-5|
|Description:||The Assessor has the following basic responsibilities:
* Locate all taxable property in the County and identify the ownership.
* Establish a value for all property subject to property taxation.
* List the value of all property on the assessment roll.
* Apply all legal exemptions.
The Assessor does not:
* Compute property tax bills.
* Collect property taxes.
* Establish property tax laws.
* Set rules by which property is appraised.
Check the website for the following links:
PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION CENTER: This site offers informational brochures and links to other sites explaining various aspects of Assessment practice.
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM - this site allows you to select a parcel or an area of the County and discover the various designations that will affect use of the land, such as zoning, the General Plan land use designation, resources and constraints.
SEARCH THE ASSESSOR'S DATABASE: Find parcel information by keying the Assessor's parcel number or the parcel's address.
ASSESSOR USE CODES: this site explains Use Codes and provides a link to a table of all of the Assessor's Use Codes
|Publications:||Assessor Pamphlets online-see website|
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||Call for Information|
|Fees:||Call for Information|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||County Government|
|General Property Tax Information|
|This record last modified January 10, 2014|