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How Do I Find My Assessor's Parcel Number (APN)?

Example APN from Alameda County Property

You can find your Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) in the top left corner of your Alameda County Secured Property Tax Statement.

To look up your APN by street address please visit Alameda County here: Click for Parcel Number Look-Up

Status Explanations

Status Message Meaning

Exemption - Application Received

The exemption application has been received and is awaiting processing.

Exemption - Under Review

The exemption application is under going staff review for exemption eligibility.

Exemption - Additional Documentation Required

The exemption application requires additional documentation. A letter has been mailed requesting the additional documentation.

Exemption - Approved

The exemption application has been approved. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following 5 special assessments removed or partially removed:
LLAD (CITY LANDSCP/LIGHT)
Measure Z (VIOLENCE PREV TAX)
Measure O (CITY LIBRARY SERV)
Measure D (CITY LIBRARY SRV-D)
Measure Q (parks)

Exemption - Approved Measures D & Q

The exemption application has been approved for Measures D & Q only. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following special assessment removed or partially removed:
Measure D (CITY LIBRARY SRV-D)
Measure Q (parks)

Exemption - Approved Measure Z

The exemption application has been approved for Measure Z only. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following special assessment removed or partially removed:
Measure Z (VIOLENCE PREV TAX)

Exemption - Approved Measure D and Z

The exemption application has been approved for Measure D and Z only. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following special assessments removed or partially removed:
Measure D (CITY LIBRARY SRV-D)
Measure Z (VIOLENCE PREV TAX)

Exemption - Denied

The exemption application has been denied. A letter has been mailed indicating the reason.

Refund - Application Received

The refund application has been received and is awaiting processing.

Refund - Under Review

The refund application is under going staff review for refund eligibility.

Refund - Additional Documentation Required

The refund application requires additional documentation. A letter has been mailed requesting the additional documentation.

Refund - Approved

The refund application has been approved. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following 5 special assessments refunded or partially refunded:
LLAD (CITY LANDSCP/LIGHT)
Measure Z (VIOLENCE PREV TAX)
Measure O (CITY LIBRARY SERV)
Measure D (CITY LIBRARY SRV-D)
Measure Q (parks)
A request will be submitted to accounts payable to issue a refund check. Processing time may be up to 3 months.

Refund - Approved Measures D & Q

The refund application has been approved for Measures D & Q only. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following refunded or partially refunded:
Measure D (CITY LIBRARY SRV-D)
Measure Q (parks)
A request will be submitted to accounts payable to issue a refund check. Processing time may be up to 3 months.

Refund - Approved Measure Z

The refund application has been approved for Measure Z only. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following refunded or partially refunded:
Measure Z (VIOLENCE PREV TAX)
A request will be submitted to accounts payable to issue a refund check. Processing time may be up to 3 months.

Refund - Approved Measure D and Z

The refund application has been approved for Measure D and Z only. Year 2020–2021 Property Tax Statement from Alameda County will have the following refunded or partially refunded:
Measure D (CITY LIBRARY SRV-D)
Measure Z (VIOLENCE PREV TAX)
A request will be submitted to accounts payable to issue a refund check. Processing time may be up to 3 months.

Refund - Denied

The refund application has been denied. A letter has been mailed indicating the reason.

Refund - Accounts Payable Processing

Accounts payable has received the request to issue a refund check.

Refund - Check Issued

The refund check has been issued by accounts payable. The check should arrive in the mail in 2 weeks. Refund checks requested to be held can be picked up.