The Assessor's function is to assess all real property, personal
property, and mobile homes at current fair market value. Under
contract to the State Tax Commission, we are responsible for
licensing, titling, and collecting fees for all motor vehicles,
snowmobiles, boats, ATVs and airplanes. We are also responsible
for issuing permits, lein releases, collecting DUI fees, releasing
125 E. Center St, Moab, UT 84532
Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
What does the Assessor’s Office do in Grand County?
Assesses all personal and real property in Grand County.
Sees to it that market values are set as close to fair market value as possible, which includes extensive
research of real estate values and sales transactions to set the values.
Sales ratio study is completed every year to ensure that market values are kept in line with what is
happening in the market, sometimes resulting in the increase of market values throughout the county.
Establishes and assessment roll and sees that they are regularly and updated (@ least annually) to
establish a market value.
Sets up appointments for the local B.O.E. ( Board of Equalization) giving tax payers in Grand County the
right to appeal the market value on their property if they do not feel that it is being assessed fairly. (You
cannot appeal taxes, only the total market value of your property.) Tax payers must make an
appointment for the B.O.E. as soon as they receive their first property assessment (which comes out
sometime in July) and have no later than September 15th to appeal to the B.O.E. For more information
please contact our office@ 435‐259‐1329.
Services provided by the Assessors Office in the Motor Vehicle Department include entering, collecting
and releasing State impounds for D.U.I.’s, expired registrations, insurance violations and other impound
Other duties include discovery, billing and collecting of all business personal property, as well as mobile
homes, and airplane hangars and businesses.
Registrations, titles and issuing plates or decals on all vehicles, ATV’s, planes, boats and trailers for
Grand and other counties throughout the state.
Strive to keep spending within our county budget . We also try to keep the public informed and
educated of changes in the laws and also any changes in their valuation.
Organizes and visits all new construction permit sites, which may include taking photos, creating floor
plans and maintaining property files for creating a valuation through an appraisal program and then
entered into the tax roll.
Five year appraisal area completed every year. Each year the Assessor’s Office completes an appraisal of
every property in the tax district specified in the five year plan. This includes a visit to all properties,
collection of data on any new structures, and new photographs to be put into the property file cards
that are maintained in our office. Then a re‐evaluation to assure that properties are being assessed
Finding out what the public needs and helping to assure that those needs are met is what we want to
accomplish in Grand County
In cooperation with the State Tax Commission and Division of Real Estate requires all employees to
become licensed appraisers. Currently we have one Certified Appraiser, one Licensed Appraiser and two
Trainee Appraisers in our office.
Customer service is one area that we take pride in doing well. We appreciate all comments and/or
suggestions from the public. Our office is open to the public Monday thru Friday 8:00 A.M.‐5:00 P.M.
Entire staff is professionally trained to perform motor vehicle transactions and also appraisal
procedures in the office.
Grand County is soliciting bids to provide mass appraisal services in Grand County commencing September 1, 2012 and completion April 15, 2013 for all commercials properties in Grand County Utah. Quotations and requested information shall be submitted by Noon, Friday July 27th, 2012 via fax or
email or postmarked before the above date.