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2017 Tax Year Open Book and Board of Review Dates

  • August 28 – September 11, 2017
    Open Books - Assessment Books Open for Public Inspection
Notice To Public

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Monday, August 28. 2017 and ending Monday, September 11, 2017.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

  • September 18, 2017 – October 2, 2017
    Board of Review – Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review
NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2017 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 25, 2017 at 5:00 P.M seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.

  • September 25, 2017
    Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury.
    Appeal form shall be filed in person or by certified mail at least seven days prior to the Board of Review Hearing. The Assessor’s office cannot accept appeals.
  • October 2, 2017
    Police Jury Board of Review Hearing. Ouachita Parish Courthouse, 5:30 p.m.

Notice to Public

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R. S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Assessment District in Ouachita Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in Room 103 of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, located at 301 South Grand St., Monroe, LA on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward to rates not to exceed the prior year’s maximum. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next year from the increased millage is $1,905,722, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $10,414.


2016 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

  • September 1 – September 15, 2016
    Open Books - Assessment Books Open for Public Inspection
NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Thursday, September 1, 2016 and ending Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

  • September 19 – October 3, 2016
    Board of Review – Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2016 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 26, 2016 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.

  • September 26, 2016
    Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury
    Appeal form shall be filed in person or by certified mail at least seven days prior to the Board of Review Hearing.
    The Assessor’s office cannot accept appeals.
  • October 3, 2016
    Police Jury Board of Review Hearing. Ouachita Parish Courthouse, 5:30 p.m.

2015 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

  • September 1 – September 15, 2015
    Open Books - Assessment Books Open for Public Inspection
NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Tuesday, September 1, 2015 and ending Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

  • September 21 – October 5, 2015
    Board of Review – Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2015 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.

  • September 28, 2015
    Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury
    Appeal form shall be filed in person or by certified mail at least seven days prior to the Board of Review Hearing.
    The Assessor’s office cannot accept appeals.
  • October 5, 2015
    Police Jury Board of Review Hearing. Ouachita Parish Courthouse, 5:30 p.m.

Ouachita Parish taxing bodies will hold millage meetings as follows:

Taxing Body Meetintg Date
LA Department of Agriculture NA
Ouachita Parish Assessor 07/14/2014
GB Cooley 08/12/2014
Tenses Basin Levee District  
Ouachita Parish Sheriff 06/16/2014
East Ouachita Rec District 07/28/2014
Ouachita Parish Schools 06/24/2014
Monroe City Schools 07/22/2014
Ouachita Parish Police Jury 08/18/2014
City of Monroe 08/12/2014
City of West Monroe  
Town of Sterlington 07/08/2014
Town of Richwood  


2014 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

  • August 29 – September 12, 2014
    Open Books - Assessment Books Open for Public Inspection
NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Friday, August 29, 2014 and ending Friday, September 12, 2014.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

  • September 21 – October 6, 2014
    Board of Review – Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2014 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.

  • September 29, 2014
    Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury.
    Appeal form shall be filed in person or by certified mail at least seven days prior to the Board of Review Hearing.
    The Assessor’s office cannot accept appeals.
  • October 6, 2014
    Police Jury Board of Review Hearing. Ouachita Parish Courthouse, 5:30 p.m.

2013 Tax Notices

2013 Tax Notices were mailed by the Tax Collector’s office on November 22nd. Please contact the Collector at 318-329-1280 or www.opso.net for Tax Dollar Amounts, Payment Instructions or Payment Deadlines. If you have questions concerning your Assessment Values, Exemptions or Ownership Information, call our office at 318-327-1300.


2013 Tax Information and Reports Now Available

The 2013 tax information and reports are now available and may be found under the Information section of this website.


2013 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

  • August 30 – September 13, 2013
    -- Open Books - Assessment Books Open for Public Inspection
NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Friday, August 30, 2013 and ending Friday, September 13, 2013.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

  • September 22 – October 6, 2013
    -- Board of Review – Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 7, 2013 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2013 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 30, 2013 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.

  • September 30, 2013
    Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury.
    Appeal form shall be filed in person or by certified mail at least seven days prior to the Board of Review Hearing.
    The Assessor’s office cannot accept appeals.
  • October 7, 2013
    Police Jury Board of Review Hearing. Ouachita Parish Courthouse, 5:30 p.m.

Public Hearing of the Assessment District in Ouachita Parish -- Tuesday, August 13th

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Constitution and R.S. 47:205(B) that a public hearing of the Assessment District in Ouachita Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in Room 103 of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, located at 300 St. John Street, Monroe, LA on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10 A.M. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward rates not to exceed the prior year’s maximum. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next tax year from the increased millage is $1,722,690, and the amount of tax revenues attributable to the millage increase is $9,414.

Total Revenues: $1,854,261.00
Total Expenditures: $1,776,893.37
Prior year unexpected fund balance $1,875,692.00
Excess (Deficiency) of Revenue $     77,367.63
Fund balance at end of year: $1,953,059.63

Professional Search Training Session -- Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Learn how to use the Professional Search to it's full potential. Two training Sessions will be provided on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013. First session will start at 9:00am and the second will start at 1:15pm. Please reserve your spot quickly as seats are limited to this free event.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Improved User Interface
  • Enhanced Querying Capabilities
    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Sales and Property Transfers
  • Detailed Property Record Cards
  • Interactive Mapping
    • Parcel Boundary Layers
    • Measuring Tools
    • Point and Click Parcel

Please call (318)327-1300x114 to reserve your seat or you may email mallory@opassessor.com. Spots are limited and there is no fee to attend.

For more infomation please download this brochure.


Pro-Search 7 day free trial now available for a limited time.

7 day free pass

01/07/2013 - Available for a limited time. New users may receive a free trial by calling 888-565-4530. Includes full access to the Pro-Search and the Map Viewer. For more information on the benefits of using the pro-search and the map viewer you may check out the login page.

Ouachita Assessor wants to hear from you.

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01/01/2013 -- The Ouachita Assessor's office is proud to release our new website. One of our goals is to serve the public as best as we can. The new and improved website is our first step to accomplish our goal. If you need help navigating the site or have comments for improvement then contact us.

Some of the major additions to the website is a more user freindly real property search free to the public. In addition to the improved public search we have added a professional search with reporting features, a more powerful searching tool and enhanced interactive maps.

Professional Real Property Searching

Pro Searching offers the ability to search assessor real property information 24/7 without leaving the office or the house. With its uniquely designed searching platform that has been tailored to the needs of today's professionals.

The Professional Search allows users to search a combination of over 25 fields in residential, commercial, agricultural, and vacant properties, including transfers and sales data. Sketches and photos are included on every parcel, where available.

Along with the extensive database searching, the Pro Search offers a Property Listing Reports and Sales Listing Reports.

Map Viewer example

Interactive Mapping

The Pro Search has also been equiped with a state of the art interactive map viewer that allows a point-and-click application that blends parcel boundary layers with the real property records to create a dynamic feel for the database!

  • View parcel boundary lines drawn in respect to legal descriptions!
  • Visualize the property with a direct link to ownership records!
  • Print Parcel boundary lines on GIS Imagery with our GIS report builder
  • Measure acreage and linear boundary lines

2012 Tax Roll Calendar

7/16/2012 -- The calendar for the 2012 Tax Roll of Ouachita Parish has been released. It includes dates of official publications, Board of Review Hearing, Open Book Period and other important information. As always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our office at 318-327-1300.

  • Aug. 30, 2012 - Assessement Books open for public inspection for 15 days.
  • Sep. 13, 2012 - Ouachita Parish Assessor's Office hours 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep. 14, 2012 - Certify all assessments to Police Jury.
  • Sep. 17, 2012 - Police Jury sits as Board of Review for 15 days
  • Sep. 24, 2012 - Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury. Appeal form should be filed in person or by certified mail TO THE POLICE JURY seven days prior to Board of Review Hearing. THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE CANNOT ACCEPT APPEALS.
  • Oct. 1, 2012 - Police Jury Board of Review hearing. Courtroom 3 Second Floor in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse 5:30 PM.
  • Oct. 3, 2012 - Police Jury sends appeals letters to taxpayer, LA Tax Commission and Assessor.
  • Oct. 13, 2012 - Deadline for taxpayer and Assessor appeals to LA Tax Commission.
  • Nov. 15, 2012 - Deadline for filing 2012 Ouachita Parish Tax Roll with LA Tax Commission.
  • Aug. 9, 2012, Aug. 16, 2012 - Public Inspection Ad in Ouachita Citizen, Monroe Dispatch & Free Press.
  • Aug. 11, 2012, Aug. 18, 2012 - Public Inspection Ad in The News Star
  • Sep. 13, 2012, Sep. 20, 2012 - Board of Review Ad in Ouachita Citizen & Monroe Dispatch.
  • Sep. 15, 2012, Sep. 22, 2012 - Board of Review ad in The News Star

2011 Tax Roll Calendar

07/16/2011 -- The calendar for the 2011 Tax Roll of Ouachita Parish has been released. It includes dates of official publications, Board of Review Hearing, Open Book Period and other important information. As always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our office at 318-327-1300.

  • Sep. 1, 2011 - Beginning of Open Book Period. Assessment Books are open for Public Inspection for 15 days.
  • Sep. 16, 2011 - Certify all assessments to Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
  • Sep. 19, 2011 - Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review for 15 days
  • Sep. 26, 2011 - Deadline to file an appeal with the Ouachita Parish Police Jury. The appeal form should be filed in person or by certified mail TO THE POLICE JURY seven days prior to Board of Review Hearing. THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE CANNOT ACCEPT APPEALS.
  • Oct. 3, 2011 - Ouachita Parish Police Jury Board of Review hearing. Courtroom 3 in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse 5:30 PM.
  • Oct. 6, 2011 - Ouachita Parish Police Jury sends appeals letters to taxpayer, LA Tax Commission and Assessor.
  • Oct. 16, 2011 - Deadline for taxpayer and Assessor appeals to LA Tax Commission.
  • Nov. 15, 2011 - Deadline for filing 2011 Ouachita Parish Tax Roll with LA Tax Commission.
  • Aug. 11, 2011, Aug. 18, 2011 - Public Inspection Ad in Ouachita Citizen, Monroe Dispatch & Free Press.
  • Aug. 16, 2011, Aug. 23, 2011 - Public Inspection Ad in The News Star
  • Sep. 13, 2011, Sep. 20, 2011 - Board of Review ad in The News Star
  • Sep. 15, 2011, Sep. 22, 2011 - Board of Review Ad in Ouachita Citizen & Monroe Dispatch.
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