The Office of the City Assessor is mandated under R.A. 7160 to appraise, assess and tax map real properties within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Zamboanga.

Service Pledge

We, the officials and employees of the Office of the City Assessor of Zamboanga, pledge to provide the basic services to our transacting public concerning appraisal and assessment of real property, to include lands, buildings, machineries, equipments and other structures. This will involve the identification, registration, mapping and valuation of real properties within the territorial…
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A HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF REAL PROPERTY TAXATION IN THE PHILIPPNES     During the Encomienda System of the Spanish Era, there was no real property tax in the Philippines. Taxes on land were levied primarily on the male tenant of 16-60 years old as personal taxes or tributes rather than the land taxes. They were…
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