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About the Revaluation

In 2019, our Assessor’s Office completed a revaluation. This is a city-wide review of all property assessments. We make value adjustments where necessary to guarantee that all property is assessed at market value. This ensures that taxes are distributed equitably.

Important Dates for Residential and Business Property Owners

  • Notices mailed to property owners: Mid August 2019
  • Open Book period (informal reviews): August 12 - September 12, 2019
  • Board of Review (formal reviews): September 2019
  • Tax Bills mailed with new assessments: December 2019


  • Where can I learn more about the Wauwatosa School District?
  • How do I register to vote?
  • Can the assessment on my property change even if the assessor has not been inside my property?
  • Do all assessments change at the same rate?
  • Do I have to allow the assessor into my home if an inspection is requested?
  • Does the assessor have defined goals which they are expected to meet?
  • How can I participate in this assessment process?
  • How can my assessment change when I haven’t done anything to my property?
  • How do I pay for water and sewer utilities?
  • How does garbage and recycling work in Wauwatosa?
  • How will my taxes change as a result of a new assessment?
  • What does an Assessor do?
  • What is the difference between Assessed Value and Estimated Fair Market Value?
  • What is the process of setting assessed values?
  • What tools does the Assessor’s office use to set property values?
  • Why does the City have to conduct a revaluation?
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