What Types of Information Can You Obtain From the County Assessor's Office?

Information that can be obtained from a county assessor's office regarding property include the property owner, property address, mailing address, assessed value and parcel number. In addition, the county recorder's book and page reference is accessible.

Property records in the county assessor?s office are public. However, each county assessor sets its own rules regarding how to access that information.

The Sacramento County, California assessor provides two ways to access public property records. A parcel viewer, which is an online application, may be used to see assessed values and other parcel information for most residential properties. More detailed information is only available in person using the self-service public information computers in the assessor?s office. The public may also request property information at the assessor?s office general information counter. Fees are charged for some look-up services at the Sacramento assessor.

The Clark County, Nevada assessor website provides direct look-up of property information including parcel number, owner name, address and other information. Records that can be accessed include real property records, assessor maps, manufactured housing records, recorded documents and recorded maps.

The Allen County, Indiana assessor allows access to public information by filling out an information request form and submitting it to the assessor's office or visiting the office directly. The Access to Public Records request from can be completed online. Once printed, it can either be mailed or faxed to the office or scanned and sent by email.