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045: Assessment Records

010Assessment Roll20Credits Against Taxes
020Classes of Property5Land Use Codes
020Classes of Property30Commercial/Industrial and Utilities/Railroad Description Codes
025Owner Occupancy Code5Recording
030Intake Sheets8When Required
030Intake Sheets5Principal Residence
030Transfer Process10Supervisor's Responsibility
030Transfer Process20Deed Certifications
030Transfer Process15Consideration
030Transfer Process25Improper Recordation
030Transfer Process28Date of Transfer
030Transfer Process35Inheritance Tax (Inchoate Lien)
030Transfer Process32Eminent Domain
030Transfer Process31Transfer or Name Change - Corporations/Limited Partnerships
030Transfer Process40Articles of Transfer, Merger or Consolidation
030Transfer Process30Change of Ownership
030Transfer Process33Erroneous Deeds
030Transfers11Conveyance Type
035Updating Records20Court Issued Ratification Order for Foreclosure Sale
035Updating Records15Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund
035Updating Records10Change of Name of Corporations or Limited Partnerships
035Updating Records25Site Address Entry into Database
055Building Permits1Tracking
060Public Inspection10Enumeration of
065Inspection and Distribution15Other Government Agencies
070Public Distribution15Restrictions During the Appeal Process
070Public Distribution10Owner's Assessment
070Public Distribution20Property Maps
075Discrepancies25Property Maps
100Retention10Approved Schedule
115Real Property Value10Certified Letter
120Annexations10Effective Date

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