Why do I need to subscribe to the PVA?

The Jefferson County PVA Online Search Service provides information for its commercial and residential properties right at your finger tips. The available property data is updated on a weekly basis with the most current information.

Limited property information is provided for free to all non-subscribers through the Address and Parcel searches.

What is the export feature?

If your search returns a list of properties, you can use the Export Search Results button to download a copy of the information in a comma-separated values (CSV) file to your computer. The file will be saved to the folder you have set on your computer as the default for downloads.

How do I manage Active Sessions?

Depending on your subscription, you have a maximum number of sessions available at a given time; only that many users can be logged in at the same time. For example, the 1-User subscription allows only one person to be logged,

How does PVA assess property?

The market (or sales) approach to value, the cost approach to value or the income approach to value with the assistance of a computer assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) system. Assessment guidelines and methods are in accordance with the Kentucky Department of Revenue’s Office of Property Valuation and Kentucky Revised Statutes.

Please give examples of documentation I need to support my opinion of value.

Examples of documentation include the following:

A full appraisal of your property
Interior/exterior photos of your property
Your homeowner’s or commercial property owner’s insurance policy
Your listing contract if your property is currently for sale
Estimates of repairs
Original construction costs or costs of additions or improvements to your property
Documentation of recent comparable sales (not assessments) that are similar to your property in size,