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Santa Cruz County Assessor

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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
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-454-2002
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8-4
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 Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: Contact for Information
Fees: Call for Information
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: County Government
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Sean Saldavia
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: General Property Tax Information
Government Agencies
Land Records
This agency was last updated on March 8, 2018.