Frequently Asked Questions

When is real property reappraised?

Under State law (Proposition 13), real property is reappraised only when a change-in-ownership occurs, or upon completion of new construction. 

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January 1, 2014
What is New Construction?

Copies of all building permits are sent to the Assessor's Office by the cities and County. If the construction is new (such as a room addition), a reappraisal is required. If the construction is for replacement, repair, or maintenance, a reappraisal is not required.

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