Assessor's Parcel Number (APN)

The Assessor's Parcel Number (referred to as is an identification number for property. It is a 9-digit number assigned to the property that identifies the location of the property on the Assessor's Maps. In most cases this is the number that is shown on your tax bill and is used by the Tax collector in identifying your tax payment for that particular parcel. An example of an APN is 086-0-083-015 The first three numbers identify the Assessor's Map Book (map book 086 in this example). The next single number is an added identifier for use with specialized properties. The next three numbers show the block on the map page (block 083 in the example above). The last three numbers show the location of the exact parcel on the block. The parcel numbering system is maintained and used for the sole purposes of identifying property for tax purposes. The Assessor is responsible for updating the parcel numbers as changes in real property occur.


Last Updated:
February 4, 2014

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