Allegheny County, PA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Council of Allegheny County 11-18-2003 by Ord. No. 58-03. Amendments noted where applicable.]
ADMINISTRATIVE CODE REFERENCES
For additional information regarding property assessments, see Arts. 207, 208 and 210.

§ 270-1 Features to be included on site; cost.

The Allegheny County Real Estate Website shall include, but not be limited to, searching capabilities, property record information, and municipal tax maps as detailed in the subsequent sections of this article. All such information shall be considered to be public information and shall be available on the County's Real Estate Website at no cost to the user.

§ 270-2 Search capabilities.

[Amended 11-20-2007 by Ord. No. 48-07]
The Allegheny County Real Estate Website shall have searching capabilities which shall include, but not be limited to, the ability to search by property address, block and lot number, street, and municipality.

§ 270-3 Categories of information.

The Allegheny County Real Estate Website shall include access to property record information for each property within the County. Each property record shall contain, at a minimum, eight categories of information: General Information, Building Information, Tax Information/Pay Taxes, Previous Owners, Image, Comparables, Appeal Status, and Maps.
A. 
The General Information category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) 
Municipal code.
(2) 
Name of municipality in which the property is located.
(3) 
Block lot number.
(4) 
Previous block lot number.
(5) 
Name of school district in which the property is located.
(6) 
Neighborhood code.
(7) 
Owner name.
(8) 
Property location (street address).
(9) 
Tax code.
(10) 
Owner code.
(11) 
State code.
(12) 
Use code.
(13) 
Indication of whether the property is a qualified homestead or farmstead.
(14) 
Sale date.
(15) 
Sale price.
(16) 
Deed book.
(17) 
Deed page.
(18) 
Existing abatements.
(19) 
Lot area, including dimensions such as width, length and frontage.
(20) 
Prior year's assessed land value, building value and total market value.
(21) 
Prior year's market land value, building value and total market value.
(22) 
Current year's assessed land value, building value and total market value.
(23) 
Current year's market land value, building value and total market value.
(24) 
Tax bill mailing address information.
(25) 
Change notice mailing address information.
B. 
The Building Information category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information regarding the building characteristics:
(1) 
Municipal code.
(2) 
Name of municipality in which the property is located.
(3) 
Block lot number.
(4) 
Owner name.
(5) 
Property location (street address).
(6) 
Use code.
(7) 
Style.
(8) 
Number of stories.
(9) 
Year built.
(10) 
Type of exterior finish.
(11) 
Type of roof.
(12) 
Type of basement.
(13) 
Grade.
(14) 
Condition.
(15) 
Total number of rooms.
(16) 
Number of bedrooms.
(17) 
Number of full bathrooms.
(18) 
Number of half bathrooms.
(19) 
Type of heating.
(20) 
Type of cooling.
(21) 
Number of fireplaces.
(22) 
Garage.
(23) 
Finished living area.
C. 
The Tax Information/Pay Taxes category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) 
Municipal code.
(2) 
Name of municipality in which the property is located.
(3) 
Block lot number.
(4) 
Owner name.
(5) 
Property location (street address).
(6) 
Mortgage agent and mailing address.
(7) 
Current tax information including gross tax, net tax, taxable market value, and code and line information.
(8) 
Current and three prior year's tax information, including amount of tax, penalty, interest, total amount paid, date paid and a pay indicator.
D. 
The Previous Owners category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) 
Municipal code.
(2) 
Name of municipality in which the property is located.
(3) 
Block lot number.
(4) 
Owner name.
(5) 
Property location (street address).
(6) 
Deed book.
(7) 
Deed page.
(8) 
List of owners of record, including date sale recorded and sale price.
E. 
The Image category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) 
Block lot number.
(2) 
Property sketch.
(3) 
Property image.
F. 
Comparables category.
(1) 
The Comparables category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(a) 
Block lot number.
(b) 
Street address.
(c) 
Year built.
(d) 
Sale price.
(e) 
Sale date.
(f) 
Amount of finished living space.
(g) 
Assessed value of the land.
(h) 
Assessed value of the building.
(i) 
Total assessed value.
(2) 
Such information shall be provided for each comparable, or in the alternative, a statement shall be provided as to why comparables are not available.
G. 
The Appeal Status category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) 
Municipal code.
(2) 
Name of municipality in which the property is located.
(3) 
Block lot number.
(4) 
Property location (street address).
(5) 
School district in which the property is located.
(6) 
Year, appellant name, appealed by, hearing date, and status for each appeal filed within the current year and three prior years.
H. 
The Maps category shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) 
Block lot number.
(2) 
Owner name.
(3) 
Property location (street address).
(4) 
Sale date.
(5) 
Sale price.
(6) 
State code.
(7) 
Use code.
(8) 
Appeal year.
(9) 
Hearing date.
(10) 
Appellant.
(11) 
Status.
(12) 
Land value.
(13) 
Building value.
(14) 
Market value.
(15) 
Map indicating sales and appeals around the property location.

§ 270-4 Tax map information.

The Allegheny County Real Estate Website shall include access to a municipality tax map which shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
A. 
Aggregate types of property value for the entire municipality.
B. 
The current and two prior year's millage rates for the County, municipality, and school district.
C. 
The median residential property value for the municipality.
D. 
The taxes for the current and two prior years for a $100,000 property and the median value property.

§ 270-5 Effective date.

This chapter shall take effect on January 1, 2004.