|Office of the Municipal Assessor|
ZENAIDA V. MORATA
Yolanda P. Madrid
Luz C. Panganiban
The Municipal Assessor takes charge of the assessor's office. She ensures that all laws and policies governing the appraisal and assessment of real properties for taxation purposes are properly executed; initiates, reviews, and recommends changes in policies and objectives, plans and programs, techniques, procedures and practices in the valuation and assessment of real properties for taxation purposes; establishes a systematic method of real property assessment;
She installs and maintains a real property identification and accounting system; prepares, installs and maintains a system of tax mapping, showing graphically all property subject to assessment and gather all data concerning the same; conducts frequent physical surveys to verify and determine whether all real properties within the province are properly listed in the assessment rolls;
She exercises the functions of appraisal and assessment primarily for taxation purposes of all real properties in the local government unit; prepares a schedule of the fair market value for the different classes of real properties, in accordance with Title Two under Book II of the Code; issues, upon request of any interested party, certified copies of assessment records of real property and all other records relative to its assessment, upon payment of a service charge or fee to the treasurer;
She submits every semester a report of all assessments, as well as cancellations and modifications of assessments to the local chief executive and the Sanggunian; and attends, personally or through an authorized representative, all sessions of the local board of assessment appeals whenever her assessment is the subject of the appeal, and presents or submits any information or record in his possession as may be required by the board.
She exercises such other powers and performs such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.
Office of the Municipal Assessor is located at the 1st floor of Canaman Municipal Hall with contact no. (054)-474-46-83.