Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Excellence, Teamwork

Values Statement

Although the county government employs the staff of the Yavapai County Assessor’s Office, the staff is ultimately answerable to the people of Yavapai County. In this role, the staff serves as Guardians of the Public Trust and adheres to the following values:

Teamwork The staff will seek cooperative relationships with each other and with other departments of the county government in order to provide improved and efficient services to the public.
Integrity The staff will faithfully and impartially follow the laws, regulations, and procedures of the State of Arizona in the performance of their duties.
Respect The staff will treat everyone in a respectful, dignified, courteous, ethical, and professional manner.
Excellence The staff will strive to continually improve the procedures, processes, and technology of the office.
Responsibility The staff will value and safeguard the trust bestowed upon them by the public.

Assessor Functions and Duties

  Discover, list and uniformly value all taxable and nontaxable property in Yavapai County

  Determine proper legal classification for all properties based on the current use of the property

  Comply with legal requirements for processing assessment appeals in a timely manner

  Determine the eligibility for property tax exemptions

  Provide current assessment information to the community

  Work to improve the property tax laws in the State of Arizona

In the News...

2020 Notice of Change Statements

The Assessor’s Office mailed the 2020 Notice of Change Assessment Statements on September 20, 2019. This statement is to advise property owners of any changes made to their property values or legal classification for the 2020 valuation year.
If you disagree with the changes that were made to your property, you may file a Petition for Review with the Yavapai County Board of Equalization within 25 days after the date of mailing. Only properties receiving a Notice of Change statement are eligible to file a Petition for Review.
Petition for Review appeal forms for the Yavapai County Board of Equalization must be signed and either hand delivered or mailed to the Yavapai County Clerk of the Board by October 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM. A US postal service post mark is accepted as a filing date. Please keep a copy of all the forms submitted for your records. | FORMS

Yavapai County Median Homes Sale Price

According to Assessor Simmons, single-family residential median homes prices in 2019 reflect a 0.8% increase in a year over year comparison with 2018. Read more


Judd W. Simmons

County Assessor

Elected 2016


Primary Business Address:
1015 Fair Street
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3220
Fax: (928) 771-3181

David "Beau" Boisvert

Chief Deputy Assessor


Primary Business Address:
1015 Fair Street
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3220
Fax: (928) 771-3181
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