|| June 18, 2015
|| Phil Cook, Kitsap County Assessor
|| 360.337.7085 or
Residential Change of Value Notices Mailed
(Port Orchard) – 68,000 change-of-value notices
will be arriving in the mailboxes of residential property owners
after June 18.
Sales trends have been analyzed through March 31, 2015 to make the state
required adjustments to property values for tax year 2016. With real
estate values improving over the previous year, change of value notices
are being mailed to approximately 68,000 residential property owners
informing them of their new value.
Property owners can also check their property values on the “Parcel
Search” feature of the assessor’s website at
www.kitsapgov.com/assr. Sales trends for the county are
also available in the “sales” tab on the left side of the site.
Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap will see the largest changes in value
for 2016, while Central and South Kitsap have seen minor changes.
Commercial Change of Value Notices will be mailed to property owners
later this summer.
Property owners with questions or concerns about their new taxable value
for 2016 may contact the Assessor’s Office at 360.337.7160 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org to review property
characteristics and have any questions answered. Property owners will
have until August 21, 2015 to appeal their value with the County Board
of Equalization. Information about property tax relief programs is also
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