The Real Estate Assessments division is tasked with producing biennial assessments on all properties located within James City County. Upon request, the division will provide an in-house review of disputed assessments during the 30 days following the date on the “Notice of Change” that is mailed to property owners. For more information on the valuation processes typically used, please view the state's Guide to Understanding Real Estate Assessment Values.
This division is also responsible for providing property information to both the public and County staff in formats that include informational reports, the annual Land Book, GIS (Geographic Information System) and this website. Staff of this division also provides administrative support to the Board of Equalization.