The County Assessor is responsible for listing and maintaining records on each piece of taxable real and personal property in Comanche County. REAL PROPERTY includes land and buildings. PERSONAL PROPERTY includes business furniture and fixtures, business equipment, business inventory, farm equipment, and manufactured homes. The Comanche County Assessor is responsible for the equitable assessment of all taxable properties in Comanche County. Individual parcels now number in excess of 55,000 and covers an area of 1,076 miles. An unprecedented amount of this information is now being made available in a variety of formats. Public access to these records is available at our office, via telephone inquiry, and in the future, via a hi-tech dial-up, subscriber system. We can also provide a limited amount of information through our e-mail address.
The County Assessor also determines fair market value (home value) annually for homes, businesses and other taxable property in Comanche County. Fair market value may go up or down depending on the real estate market in the county. He also notifies property owners of any increase in the fair market value of their property, and assists taxpayers in filing HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION and affidavits for property that is exempt under Oklahoma law.
Finally, the County Assessor resolves questions or protests about valuations, deals with the preparation and certification of the assessment and tax rolls, and appears before the County Board of Equalization as required.