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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.
Assessment related programs and information of interest:
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To be a leading annual, market value assessment jurisdiction, earning the respect and trust of our customers every day.
In order to serve our customers – taxpayers, The City of Calgary, and the Province of Alberta – we:
- Prepare fair and equitable assessments that meet industry and legislative standards.
- Communicate assessments with honesty, respect and transparency.
- Defend assessments, ensuring equity for all customers.
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
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act
2013 Business Tax Bylaw
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.