Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome To The Berks County Assessment Office



The mission of the Real Estate Department is to maintain the quality of services that are offered to taxpayers, municipalities and school districts of Berks County. The main responsibility of the Real Estate Office is to make sure that all assessments are fair and equitable. The Assessment Office maintains ownership and assessments records for parcels within B​erks County and ensures that all new construction is measured, described and assessed. The Assessment Office works with property owners, municipalities, tax collectors and school districts concerning assessments.

The Assessment Office does not issue tax bills or collect taxes.  Please contact the appropriate Tax Collector for current taxes and Tax Claim for delinquent taxes.

Common Level Ratio (CLR) information, which is used when filing for an appeal, can be found on the Common Level Ration (CLR)​ page.  There is also an explantion of how the common level ratio (CLR) is used and a link to the State's website for more information.  This common level ratio (CLR) should not be confused with the Common Level Ratio (CLR) Factor that is posted on the Recorder of Deeds website.



 Upcoming Board of Assesment Appeals meeting

  • Board of Assessment Appeals
    Date/Time: Monday, November 28, 2022 -- 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Location: Berks County Services Center, Assessment Office, 3rd Floor, 633 Court Street, Reading, PA

Agendas are posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.  Click the meeting link for more details, including the agenda.



 Contact Information


Berks County Assessment Office
Berks County Services Center 3rd Floor
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601

Phone: 610-478-6262
FAX: 610-478-6261
E-mail: assessment@countyofberks.com

Assessment Highlights

Assessment Appeal Notice
Contains information on clarifying assessments & the appeal procedure

Assessment FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is an assessment? How calculated? etc.

Berks County Assessment Parcel Search
Use the parcel search to research property owner information by Name, Address, or Parcel Number