The Property Appraisal Division, headed by the Municipal Assessor, is charged with locating, identifying and valuing all taxable real property and personal property within the Municipality in order to provide a fair and equitable basis for taxation. We are required by State law to make an independent estimate of value each year and to visit each property at least once every six years.
In 2018, the Assembly voted to upgrade the current computer assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) system, which was installed in 1984. We officially kicked off the project in 2019, and we are now in the final stages of the project with a go-live date of mid-April. As we transition our data from the old system to the new system, some our web pages may be temporarily unavailable, some of our data, such as changes in ownership, may not be fully up to date, and there may be a delay in responding to public inquiries and data requests. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact the Property Appraisal Division.
Property values and descriptions are available on this website by clicking on the "Search Properties" link to the right. Property owners are required by State law to notify the Property Appraisal Division of errors or omissions in their property assessment.
The Property Appraisal Division maintains a description of approximately 100,000 parcels of real property and 10,000 personal property accounts totaling approximately $35.2 billion taxable in 2021. We process and track property exemptions, valuation appeals and maintain records showing the ownership and tax districts for the entire Municipality of Anchorage.
Public information regarding assessed values and other assessment data is available to "walk-in" customers at our front counter on the third floor of City Hall, 632 W. 6th Ave., through this website, or by calling our appeal hotline, (907) 343-6500. At this time, we encourage calling the appeal hotline in lieu of walk-ins.
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