Assessor Jon Snyder is reminding property owners that July 1 is the start
date for the four year process of Cyclical Reassessment as mandated by
Indiana state law.
reassessment, representatives from the county and township assessorís
offices physically inspect 25 percent of the parcels in the county each
year. The purpose of these inspections is to ensure accurate information for
every property record. Accurate records help provide accurate assessments to
During a visit to a
taxpayerís property, a field agent will attempt to make contact with the
taxpayer to identify himself and inform the taxpayer of his purpose in being
on the property. After asking several questions to verify information about
the interior of the home, the field agent will inspect the outside of the
home and any other structure on the property. Measurements may be taken of
the home and any of its exterior features as well as any other structures on
Even though certain
structures may not be new, the agent may still need to take measurements for
verification purposes. The field agent will not need entry into the home.
Field Agents will
have a magnet on their cars identifying them as being a representative of
the Porter County Assessorís Office as well as a badge for the same purpose.
If a taxpayer is
unsure about a field agentís identity, he can contact the Porter County
Assessorís office at (219)-465-3460 for verification.
information about e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (219)-465-3460.