Assessor: Sue Martin
Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia County Courthouse Annex, 230 Strand, Saint Helens, Oregon
Phone: 503-397-2240 Fax: 503-397-5153
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Publications and Presentations
Tom Linhares, director of Multnomah County Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission, and previous Columbia County Assessor has recently published a book on the Recent History of Oregon's Property Tax System.
Short presentation on the changes to Oregon's Property System since 1990 and the limitations of our current system.
Short video presentation on the changes to Oregon's Property System since 1990 and the limitations of our current system.
Faced with continued budget shortfalls and limited resources, Columbia County Property Appraisers developed a more efficient method of inspections that increased productivity and morale while maintaining a safe work environment. This is a powerpoint presentation video narrated by the appraisal staff.
The mission of the Columbia County Assessor's Office is to apportion the cost of supporting local public service districts, on behalf of the patrons of those districts, so no taxpayer is required to pay more or less than their fair share by annually producing an accurate and timely assessment roll that complies with Oregon Revised Statutes and Oregon Administrative Rules.