The primary duty of the Assessor is to assess all real property within the Assessor's jurisdiction exept that which is otherwise provided by law. This would include Residential, Multi-Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural classes of property.

Dates To Remember:

January 1: Effective date of current assessment.
April 2 - April 30: Protest of assessment filing period.
May - Adjournment: Board of Review meets each year.
July 1: Signup deadline Homestead and Military tax credits.
October 9 - October 30: Protest filing period if IDR Equalization has been issued.


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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 48
Orange City, IA   51041
 [email protected]

Ross Simmelink

County Assessor
Term: 6 Years
Term Expires: 2021
Phone: (712) 737-4274