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Property Assessment

To ensure all Edmonton property owners pay their fair share of municipal and provincial education property taxes, the City uses a property assessment process as established by the provincial government.

Your current assessment notice indicates your property’s market value—the amount it would have sold for in the open market—on July 1 of the previous year. This market value is then used to calculate the amount of taxes you pay in proportion to the value of the real estate you own.

All properties are assessed using similar factors that real estate agents and appraisers use when pricing a home for sale.

The City mails out property assessment notices in early January to all property owners within the City of Edmonton. This process gives you the opportunity to

  • review your property’s assessed value
  • obtain more information if you have questions or concerns about your updated market value assessment
  • plan ahead for your property tax payment.

Your tax bill arrives in May and property tax payments are due by June 30.

The City employs an excellent team of assessors who are dedicated to ensuring your property’s value and information is fair and correct. If you have concerns about the assessed value of your property, call 311 to discuss it with an assessor.

Assessment Process

Understanding Your Assessment Notice.

Establishing property values

Learn how assessments connect to taxes and why your property is valued at a certain amount.

Your Notice

Assessment notice screenshot

Your notice explained

Understand what your assessment notice says and where to search for more details.

For Homeowners

Secure web site

Property-specific details

Verify information specific to your property through this password-protected site.

Common Questions

City 311 Customer Service Staff

If you've got questions

Find answers to questions you might have about assessments.

Ways to Resolve your Concerns

What if you don't agree?

Several resources are available to you if you question the assessed value of your property or have come across an error in your notice.  



For Seniors

Tax assistance

Financial property tax assistance is available for seniors.

For Businesses

Business Meeting

Assessment & taxation matters

Assessment and taxation information for multi- and non-residential property owners.

For more information:

Assessment Information

Telephone In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311
TTY 780-944-5555
Email assessment@edmonton.ca