Administrative Services

Office of Property Assessments

Heinz Field, Home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh, PA 

 Heinz Field, Home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh, PA 


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Did you Know... ?

 
  If you want to change your address:
  • For Tax Notices: Call 412-350-4100 (Treasurer's Office).
  • For Assessment Notices: Call 412-350-4134 or refer to the Dept of Real Estate's Change of Address Web page.
 
   

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Property Assessments is to deliver uniformity in base year assessments. We aim to supply accurate data resulting in fair assessments, as well as helpful, knowledgeable service in processing requests for information and assessment-related inquiries.

Base Year Methodology

Under Pennsylvania state law the last county-wide reassessment is the base year. In October 2005, County Executive Dan Onorato and County Council passed legislation implementing a base year system. Allegheny County’s last county-wide reassessment was 2002. All values represent the estimated base year market value of the property as of January 1, 2002, unless otherwise updated due to permits, appeals, corrections, flood loss or catastrophic loss. Base year methodology allows similar homes to have similar assessments until the next county-wide reassessment.

At Your Service...

The Office of Property Assessments Public Information Center addresses many questions on assessments, deeds, mapping and appeals issues. The Public Information Call Center and Service Counter answer property owners’ questions by phone or in person. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and an automated service is available for evenings and weekends. If you have questions or concerns related to property, billing or taxing information, please consult the online Quick Help Guide. Also, the Real Estate Web site allows property owners to view property and tax information online for any property in the county.

Our services page contains a complete summary of the services we provide.