New Orleans Assessor: Rolls Open Today

Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans property owners who wish to discuss the taxable assessment on their property with the Assessor’s Office may do so during the Open Rolls period, said Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams.

         The tax rolls will be open weekdays beginning Wednesday, July 15, 2015, to Monday, August 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

         Online appeals will be accepted Wednesday, July 22 – Thursday, August 20.

         Property owners may visit any of the Office’s four locations:


City Hall

1300 Perdido St.

4th Floor


Algiers Courthouse

225 Morgan St.

1st Floor


 Lakeview Christian Center

5885 Fleur De Lis Dr.

2nd Floor


New Orleans East Satellite

5555 Bullard Ave.

Suite 103


         Visiting with the Assessor’s Office at one of the locations above is regarded as an “Informal Appeal.” Property owners may bypass this step and file a “Formal Appeal” with the Orleans Parish Board of Review at

         To file online at, on the Home Page click the E-File link in the left column then click Appeal of Taxable Valuation. This link will be operational from Wednesday, July 22 – Thursday, August 20.

         “You do not dispute the property assessment because you think your taxes are too high,” said Assessor Williams. “That is a discussion to take up with the taxing authorities. You should see me because you think the value placed on your property is inaccurate due to estimations on its size, comparable sales or market values.”

         To contest an assessment value, individuals are advised to have an assessment letter and any additional documentation to support their claim, such as a recent appraisal, a builder’s contract, photos or insurance coverage of the property, said Assessor Williams.

         No appointment is necessary, individuals will be assisted on a first-come, first-serve basis at all locations.




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