Love County Choctaw County Bryan County Marshall County Jefferson County Cotton County McCurtain County Carter County Johnston County Tillman County Murray County Stephens County Atoka County Pushmataha County Coal County Jackson County Comanche County Garvin County Pontotoc County Harmon County Latimer County Greer County Kiowa County Hughes County Pittsburg County McClain County Grady County Cleveland County LeFlore County Seminole County Haskell County Pottawatomie County Washita County Beckham County Caddo County McIntosh County Sequoyah County Okfuskee County Oklahoma County Canadian County Custer County Okmulgee County Muskogee County Lincoln County Roger Mills County Dewey County Blaine County Wagoner County Logan County Kingfisher County Adair County Creek County Cherokee County Payne County Tulsa County Major County Mayes County Pawnee County Garfield County Ellis County Rogers County Noble County Delaware County Woodward County Harper County Texas County Beaver County Woods County Cimarron County Grant County Alfalfa County Washington County Kay County Osage County Ottawa County Nowata County Craig County Assessment Files : The County Assessors' Newsletter Subscriber Information and Account Management Online OkAssessor Handbook (includes Appraisal Assistant) Data Updates Contacts OkAssessor News OkAssessor Home Oklahoma State Flag Subscribe Online
Handbook Sub-Menu

CHAPTER 2: County Website Organization

County Website Organization

A county website contains information appropriate for that county. This information includes levy rates, assessor information, and parcel information.

County Home Page Menu

County Home Page Header/Menu

The County Home page is used to navigate throughout the county's website. There are eight County Home page menu items.

Like the home page menu, clicking on one of these main menu items will replace the sub-menu on the left side of the screen with its own sub-menu. It will also replace the center part of the screen with the appropriate content.

The Home page is the welcome page that opens up in your browser when you access a county site.

Appraisal Assistant Page

By clicking the Appraisals button you will be able to access the Appraisal Assistant. This is an online program that allows a user to search for subject and comparable properties. It has the ability to save and compare up to 7 parcels (1 subject and 6 comparables). It has the capability of showing detailed parcel info, building sketches, and for some counties, photos, and e-plats. A more detailed description can be found in Chapter 4.

Tax Forms Page

The Tax Forms page has several downloadable tax forms. The tax forms included on this page are:
  • Agriculture Exemption Permit
  • Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Oklahoma Mfg or Research & Development Facilities
  • Business Personal Property Rendition
  • Freeport Exemption Declaration
  • Application for Homestead Exemption
  • Application for Manufactured Home Personal Property Exemption
  • Property Valuation Freeze and Additional Homestead Exemption

All forms are in PDF format and requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this information.

Levy Rates Page

The Levy Rates page lists the School District Levy Rate. The Levy Rates section is divided into two pages.

Levy Rates Sub-Menu

Levy Rates
The Levy Rates page lists all the school districts and their appropriate levy rates. Some counties also list a breakdown of the levy rates, to explain the tax distribution.

Tax Calculator
The Tax Calculator page is a small JavaScript program that can calculate the property tax on a parcel. It will figure the tax by considering the assessed value of the property, which school district it is in, and any homestead exemptions.

Subscriber Page

The subscriber page is where a subscriber can log into the site. It is very similar to the Subscriber page discussed in Chapter 1.

Assessment Page

The Assessment page describes the many aspects of the Assessor's property appraisal process. This section is divided into five pages.

Assessment Sub-Menu

Mapping Overview
The Mapping Overview describes how the mapping process works. Legal descriptions, parcel sizes, and other parcel identification procedures are explained.

Residential & Commercial Property
This page looks at why residential and commercial properties are appraised by the assessor's office and what the taxpayer's role in this process.

Tax Exempt Entities
This page describes what types of parcels can be considered Tax Exempt and how Tax Exempt organizations can apply for Tax Exempt.

Homestead Exemptions
This page explains what Homestead Exemption is, who can qualify for this exemption, and how to apply for it.

Manufactured Housing
This page explains how manufactured houses are taxed in Oklahoma.

Office Page

The Office Information page contains county contact info. This section is divided into three pages.
This page contains the names of the County Assessor, their assistants, and other county officials. It also lists their office hours, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses (if any).

This page contains the important dates in regard to Oklahoma Statutes Title 68 and each section.

This page contains any announcements from the County Assessor's office.

Services Page

The Maps & Data page is a list of online services available with a subscription to the website. This section is divided into either two or three pages depending upon available county information. (E-Plats available online)

Services Sub-Menu

This page lists the sub-divisions in the county. It lists the code numbers and the sub-divisions name.

Purchase Data
This page contains the contact information to purchase county data.

This page is an electronic form of a county's plat book (pdf). This feature is available for many counties. An E-Plat provides the following:

  • Ownership information and acreage of tracts of land 10 acres or larger, conveniently broken down by township
  • Get a visual representation of size & shape of property along with surrounding landowner's information
  • See bodies of water and highways running along or through properties