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Welcome to the Norman County Assessors Department

Assessor Duties
The County Assessor’s Office is responsible for estimating the market value and determining the legislative classification of all parcels in Norman County for property tax purposes. We maintain assessment records and administer special property tax programs.

Estimates Value

The law specifically requires that assessors view each parcel of real estate to appraise its market value. Property values change continuously with changing economic conditions. In addition to market changes, numerous physical changes affect the value of land and buildings. All factors are considered in estimating the value of property.

Classifies Property

The assessor also determines the classification or use of each parcel. For instance, the property may be residential homestead(owner-occupied), residential non-homestead, agricultural, or commercial. Each classification is taxed at a different percentage of market value. These percentages are set by the state legislature.

The Assessor Office follows Minnesota State Statutes and standards established by the Minnesota Department of Revenue to provide a fair and equitable assessment throughout the county.

For information on Parcel Split / Combination Applications, please see Applications or refer to the Planning and Zoning portion of the Environmental Services Department website.

Norman County Assessor
Marti Sip, AMA
16 3rd Ave East
Ada, MN 56510

The Assessor’s Office is located on the first floor in the Courthouse.


Office Hours 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Closed on Observed Holidays