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Mission Statement

The Property Appraisal & Assessment Department is responsible for the annual valuation of all taxable real and personal property in DeKalb County and producing a timely, equitable and acceptable tax digest for DeKalb County that meets all state statutes and legal requirements of the Georgia Department of Revenue.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

You are hereby notified (and should communicate this notification to any other occupants of your property) that pursuant to O.C.GA 48-5-264.1 (a), representatives of the DeKalb Property Appraisal Department, with proper ID, may enter upon your property during normal business hours, for the purposes of collecting accurate data or any verifications thereof due to any permits issued, return of value filing, revaluations (partial or whole), parcel sales, and appeal reviews. Please contact our office if you have questions.

 

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, DEKALB COUNTY

2017 ASSESSMENTS OF SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES AND RESIDENTIAL LOTS WILL BE ADJUSTED FOR UNIFORMITY WITH OTHER LIKE PROPERTIES WITHIN THE CITY OF ATLANTA, FULTON COUNTY.  THE FOLLOWING MOTION WAS PASSED BY THE DEKALB BOARD OF ASSESSORS AT ITS JULY 6TH 2017 MEETING:

Pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-299(d), the DeKalb Board of Assessors shall reduce the value of all residential lots (vacant and improved) and single family residential improvements (with exceptions as provided for in the Fulton Resolution) located within the City of Atlanta by twenty percent to conform with actions adopted by the Fulton Board of Assessors (Resolution of the Fulton Board of Assessors adopted on June 28, 2017) in rescinding proposed 2017 values and in lieu thereof continuing the use of 2016 values.

NOTE: THE ADJUSTMENT TO VALUE ONLY APPLIES TO THE CALCULATION OF CITY OF ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL TAXES. UNADJUSTED VALUES AS DEPICTED ON 2017 ANNUAL ASSESSMENT NOTICES ARE UTILIZED FOR ALL OTHER TAXING AUTHORITIES.

DEKALB COUNTY BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Vivian R. Ingersoll, Chair
James D. Vernor, PhD, MAI, Vice-Chair
Robert A. Burroughs, Assessor
Charlene Fang, Assessor
John W. Lawson, Assessor