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The City Assessor's Office completed 2019 reassessment

Post Date:01/29/2019 10:40 AM
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Office of Real Estate Assessment
PO Box 911, 102 5th Street NE Charlottesville VA 22902
Telephone: 434-970-3136
Fax: 434-970-3232
January 29, 2019

The City Assessor's Office completed 2019 reassessment

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -The City Assessor's Office has completed the 2019 reassessment.

Of the 15,053 taxable properties, residential parcels increased by an average of 8.1%. Commercial properties (including apartments, retail, office, industrial, vacant land) increased by an average of 3.8%. When residential, commercial, new construction are averaged together taxable properties in the City increased by 7.9% in 2018.

Additional details of this year's figures include:

Residential properties

  • Assessments for existing residential property increased in value by 8.1%
  • 90.3% of residential assessments increased in value, 3.8% declined, and 5.9% did not change

Commercial properties

  • Assessments for existing commercial property increased in value by 3.8%
  • 67% of commercial assessments increased in value, 10.8% declined, and 22.2% did not change
  • Combined existing residential and commercial property increased in value by 6.2%
  • New construction value included for 2019 is 1.7%
  • When new construction and reclassifications are added to the value of the existing property, the total value of property in the city increased by 7.8%

General FAQ's about the City Assessor's Office and assessment process can be found under the "City Assessor" homepage link at

The City Assessor's Office can be contacted via telephone at 434-970-3136, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Note: The City Assessor's Office has moved to a new location in the Market Street Parking Garage adjacent to City Space.

Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting or (434) 970-3182.
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