The Jefferson Davis Parish Assessor’s Office is here to serve you. If at any time you have a question or concern about your assessment, please let us know. We welcome all information that you wish to provide to assist us in determining a fair value of your property.
This web site is an ongoing commitment to better serve the citizens of Jefferson Davis Parish. It is being developed to provide both the taxpayers and the taxing authorities with information on the properties within our parish.
The Jefferson Davis Parish Assessor is responsible for the discovery, listing and valuing of all property in Jefferson Davis Parish for Ad Valorem tax purposes. This property includes all Real Estate, all Business Movable Property (Personal Property) and all Oil and Gas Property and Equipment.
The Assessor is responsible to the citizens of Jefferson Davis Parish to ensure that all property is assessed in a fair and equitable manner. At the same time, the Assessor is responsible that the assessments are done according to the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana. The Assessor is responsible for filing the Tax Roll annually with the Louisiana Tax Commission. This annual Tax Roll is the major source of revenue for our schools, law enforcement, fire protection, roads and drainage.
Taxes are due by December 31 of the tax year and are payable to Ivy Woods, Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector. The contact information for the Tax Collector is: 300 N. State Street, Suite 102, P. O. Box 863, Jennings, LA 70546, (337)821-2100
In addition, the Assessor must maintain the property maps for each piece of real estate, maintain the legal description of each property parcel as well as maintain the ownership inventory of each parcel.