Where can I find information about the value of my property?
The Property Appraisal Department is responsible for the appraisal and assessment of property. You can visit their website for more information regarding property appraisal in DeKalb County. You may also contact the Property Appraisal office at (404) 371-0841.
What is the relationship between the Tax Commissioner's office and the Property Appraisal Department?
According to state law, the Property Appraisal Department is responsible for the appraisal and assessment of property. The Tax Commissioner's office is responsible for billing and collection of taxes based on assessments. The Tax Commissioner has no authority over the amount of assessment and is not involved in the appraisal process. Please see our flowchart on this process located on the Documents & Forms page.
How do I appeal?
The Property Appraisal Department will mail an Annual Assessment Notice to you in May of each year. When you receive the Notice you will have 45 days to file an appeal if you disagree with the "Current Year Value" displayed on the Notice. Complete instructions for filing an appeal are included with the Notice. If you did not receive an assessment notice, please contact the Property Appraisal Department at (404) 371-0841.