Assessor

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Important Information Regarding COVID-19


Although our office will not be open to walk-in customers at this time, we are available by phone or email during normal business hours.
Phone:  970-920-5160
Email:  assessormail@pitkincounty.com
Hours:  8am - 5pm Monday through Thursday and Friday 8am - 4pm

Personal Property Changes


The reporting deadline is now June 15, 2020.
Filing electronic Personal Property Declarations is strongly encouraged. Please email them to assessormail@pitkincounty.com.  



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Our office will always have your best interest in mind. We are happy to talk with you and are always willing to listen. We pledge to work for the citizens of Pitkin County by employing the best, most professional, friendly and courteous staff while applying fair and equitable assessments to all. It is our privilege to serve the citizens of Pitkin County. 



Mission


Our primary mission is to produce fair and equitable values throughout our county and to   help the taxpayers of Pitkin County understand where their tax dollars are being   used. The Assessor's Office is responsible for discovering, listing, classifying and valuing   all real and personal property in Pitkin County. The Assessor's Office is the record keeper of the county and is responsible for maintaining the public records, including current ownership and mapping data. We prepare and certify an accurate, annual   assessment roll and submit the Abstract of Assessment to the Colorado Division of Property Taxation, as well as certify values to taxing entities and produce and deliver the warrant and tax roll to the Treasurer's Office while following the rules and statutes of the State of Colorado.

Our office is audited annually by an independent auditor contracted by the State Legislative Council and must meet criteria established by the State Board of Equalization.


What the Assessor's office does not do:
  • The Assessor does not establish tax rates or mill levies
  • The Assessor does not issue tax bills
  • The Assessor does not collect or refund taxes
  • The Assessor does not determine special assessment or maintenance district fees