Glossary of TERMS :

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Account Number Acreage Appeal Code Building Value Co-Owner Deed Book
Deed Page Deed Type Delinquent Amount Due Exemption Type Hearing Date Land Value
Last Sold Date Misc. Improvement Value NBHD Code Owner Parcel ID Number Pin Number
Property Address Property Class Sale Date Special Billing Address 40% Taxable Assessment Tax Exempt Amount
Tax Sale File Number Total Value Year Built Zone Type  
Account Number
An identifying field for a personal property account. The account number is a seven digit number, no letters.
Acreage
Units used to measure the size of a property.
Appeal Code
A code used by the county to identify the status of a property assessment appeal.
Building Value
The assessed value of the building portion of a parcel of property.
Co-Owner
The full name of the second owner of the parcel of property (e.g. Jane H. Doe).
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Deed Book
Identifies the government book where a parcel of property is recorded.
Deed Page
Identifies the page of a deed book where a parcel of property is recorded.
Deed Type
Identifies the type of recording instrument that can be found in/on the corresponding book/page.
Delinquent Amount Due
The total amount of past due taxes on the property.
Exemption Type
The code used by the county to identify the type of exemption that is being applied to the property.
Hearing Date
The date of a scheduled appeal hearing for a property assessment appeal.
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Land Value
The assessed value of the land portion of a parcel of property.
Last Sold Date
The date on which a property parcel was last sold.
Misc. Improvement Value
The assessed value of the non-land/non-building portion of a parcel of property.
NBHD Code
Code used by the county to reference neighborhood.
Owner
The full name of the primary owner of the property parcel.(e.g. John P. Doe).
Parcel ID Number
An identifying field for a parcel of property.
Pin Number
(Personal Identification Number) A unique number that identifies and associates an individual with a tax bill.
Property Address
The physical address of the parcel of property.
Property Class
A descriptive code that identifies the type of property.
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Sale Date
The date a parcel of property was sold for tax collection purposes.
Special Billing Address
The address used to send tax notices if different from owner address.
40% Taxable Assessment
The assessed value of a parcel of property that is used for computing property taxes (DeKalb County computes this value at 40 percent).
Tax Exempt Amount
The total amount of tax exemption (tax savings) that is being applied to the property.
Tax Sale File Number
Case file number established by the county to reference property tax sales.
Total Value
The total assessed value of a parcel of property.
Year Built
The year in which a primary building on a parcel of property was constructed.
Zone Type
Code issued by the county to identify property use (e.g. agricultural, residential, commercial or industrial).
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