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About Assessment

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Assessment's role is to annually prepare, communicate and defend property and business assessments for the municipality of Calgary using the market value standard for property and typical net annual rental value for business. Our role is to be protectors of The City's ability to provide the necessary services to citizens through the revenue stream generated by the assessment and taxation process.  


What's new at Assessment?

The City of Calgary mailed out the 2015 Property and Business Assessments on January 5, 2015. You have until the end of the Customer Review Period on March 6, 2015 you to review and ensure the accuracy of your 2015 assessment. Read more >> 




The City of Calgary Assessment is governed by the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Alberta and civic bylaws. We abide by that legislation and those bylaws by completing annual assessments using the Market Value Standard.
List of legislation & Civic Bylaw

Municipal Government Act of Alberta
Interpretation Act
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act
2015 Business Tax Bylaw

City Assessor

The City Assessor is The City of Calgary's designated officer responsible for carrying out all property and business assessment functions within the Calgary municipality. For more information on the role of the Assessment Business Unit's City Assessor/Director, visit the City Assessor page.