OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL ASSESSOR

Functions:
  1. Ensure that all laws and policies governing the appraisal and assessment of real properties for taxation purposes are properly executed;
  2. Initiate, review, and recommended changes in policies and objectives, plans and program techniques, procedure and practices in the evaluation and assessment of real properties for taxation purposes;
  3. Establish a systematic method of real property assessment;
  4. Install and maintain a real property identification and accounting systems;
  5. Prepare, install and maintain a system of tax mapping, showing graphically all property subject to assessment and gather all data concerning the same;
  6. Conduct frequent physical surveys to verify and determine as to whether or not all real properties within the municipality are properly listed in the assessment rolls;
  7. Exercise the functions of appraisal and assessment primarily for taxation purposes of all real properties in the LGU concerned;
  8. Prepare schedule of fair market values for the different classes of real properties;
  9. Issue, upon request of any interested party, certified copies of assessment records of real property and all other records relative to its assessment, upon payment of a service charge of fee to the treasurer;
  10. Submit every semester a report of all assessments, as well as cancellations and modifications of assessments, to the local chief executive and the Sangguniang Bayan concerned; and
  11. Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed.