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Welcome to the Kitsap County Assessor's Office website!

The primary role of the Assessor's Office is to establish an assessed valuation of all real and personal property for tax purposes. The Assessor is required by law to assess all taxable property at 100% of market value.  These values are used to calculate and set levy rates for the various taxing districts in the county, and to equitably distribute tax responsibility among taxpayers.

The Assessor's office appraises property both by physical inspection and by market activity. Washington State Law mandates that property must be physically inspected at least once every six years, with annual review and update based on sales analysis.

newKitsap County Assessor Historical Documents are now available online.  Click here to be routed to the Terms and Conditions Page or click the link for Historical Documents on the left navigation bar of this page.

Reminder: ALL Personal Property listings MUST be filed by April 30th, even if you have no changes to report.  You may submit your paper listing to our office via mail, fax, email or in person.  You may also file on-line. 

Parcel Search 2.0 Application
The new version of Parcel Search is now available for public use.  You may access this here or click on the link to the left.  Many new features include:

  • The map window is now a full screen map.
  • Draw shapes and text on the map.
  • Imagery is available for years: 2012, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2001, 1994.
  • Search is expanded to include Tax Parcel Numbers, Site Address and Mailing Address.
  • More layers are available and are organized into Map Themes including Comprehensive Plan, Critical Areas, County Utilities, Imagery and more.

Our new office hours are as follows:
Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday 9 AM - 1 PM

Tax Statements and Value Notices are now available via E-Mail.  Click here or on the eNoticesOnline icon to the right to sign up.  You will need the Authorization code from your 2014 tax statement.

Business Personal Property Online Filing is now open. Personal Property listings for Assessment Year 2014 (Taxes Payable in 2015) have been sent out. You MUST file your Personal Property Listing with our office by April 30th, 2014, even if you have no changes to report. The available filing options are: complete the paper listing and mail, fax, email or deliver to our office; file online or email an Excel file of all assets.  The Excel file must include a brief description of the equipment, year acquired and original cost.  Please provide the business name, account number and contact information in the email.

Kitsap County’s Statement of Assessments book with information on taxes that are payable in 2014 is now available.  The book includes information on value, levies, districts, new construction, major changes that may affect your 2014 property taxes and more. 

Mission Statement:
The Assessor is required by law to distribute the property tax burden within Kitsap County. This is done by equitably valuing property, setting individual taxing district levies based on those values, administering tax relief (exemption) programs, and maintaining all assessment records. The above mandated services shall be provided in a courteous, efficient, and understandable manner.

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 Last Updated:
April 17, 2014


 Jim Avery


Jim Avery (R)

Monday - Thursday
 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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