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Search by Parcel Number

To search by parcel number, use all numbers with dashes in the proper order: Example Parcel Number: 01-2160-00110-000

Search by Address

To search by address, type the house number followed by a space. Then add the street name or number. The entire address is not needed to retrieve results. Enter as little as possible while still giving enough information to narrow down the number of results.

If you are searching for "1234 1st Street North", enter "1234 1", which will yield the following results:

  • 1234 1 ST N
  • 1234 11½ ST N
  • 1234 12 ST N

Select the desired address to view details.

Parcel Number

The parcel number listed is the parcel number issued by the City of Fargo.

Segment Number

If there are multiple buildings on a parcel, such as apartment buildings or a commercial building and a residential building, there will be a segment for each building. The values, land size, and building information displayed on each screen will be only for that segment. Ownership, legal description, and school district will be for the entire parcel and will display the same for each segment.

For multiple segement parcels, total the values of all segments in order to get the total value for the entire parcel.

Address

This is the address the City of Fargo has issued to this property.

Ownership Information

This is the address the City of Fargo has issued to this property. This is the current owner of this property. This is the Warranty Deed owner of the property. We do not have information on principle partners of corporations where there may be corporate ownership. If there is a Contract for Deed, please call our office at 701.241.1340 for the information.

School District

There are two school districts in the City of Fargo; Fargo School District & West Fargo School District. Basically, The Fargo School District is east of Interstate 29 and West Fargo School District is (mostly) west of Interstate 29.

Full Appraised Value

The first set of appraised values (labeled “Current Certified”) are the figures as of the most recent certified assessment roll. This is usually done around the middle of April for the property tax bill that will come out the following December.

NOTE: If there are no figures in the first set of appraised values, that means that this is a new parcel number that has resulted from a previous parcel being split, combined, or re-platted. Call the Assessment Department if the history of the transaction is needed.

Net Taxable Appraised Value

This is the value that the property is actually paying property tax on. If there is an exemption on the property for some reason, this figure will be less than the “Full Appraised Value”.

Building Information

This is the value that the property is actually paying property tax on. If there is an exemption on the property for some reason, this figure will be less than the “Full Appraised Value”.

Year Built is the year construction of the major improvement on the property started.

Story Height is for residential properties only and can be one of the following:

  • 1 Story
  • 1 ½ Story
  • 1 Story w/Attic (1 story with finished attic area)
  • Bi-Level (traditional)
  • Bi-Level w/Add (Bi-Level with a larger 1 story area at a different grade level)
  • Split-Level
  • 2 Story
  • 2 Story Split (similar to a Split-Level but, with highest level a full 2 story)
  • Unique (ones that cannot be classified into any of the above)

Main Floor Square Footage is for residential properties only and is area of the main floor. For Bi-Levels, this is the upper floor. For Split-Levels, this includes only the upper two levels.

Total Building Square Footage is square footage of all major finished areas of the building. This does not include basement area or the lower level of Bi-Level houses. For Split-Level houses, this includes the three levels that are typically finished.

Number of Apartment Units is applicable to apartment buildings only.

Land Use

This is the description of land use for assessment purposes and can be Residential, Commercial, Apartment, or Agricultural.

Property Type

This is an Assessment Department classification of the property type such as, Single Family, Twin Home, Duplex, Warehouse, Apartment, etc.

Lot Size

Front Width is the width of the lot across the front.

Back Width is the width of the lot across the back.

Depth Side 1 & Side 2 are the depth in feet of the two major side lines of the lot.

Square Footage is the total square footage of this property.

Lot sizes are unique to each land segment. Multiple segment parcels can have sizes indicated for each segment.

Taxes Payable

The link listed in the Taxes Payable section will redirect to the Cass County website where the most recently certified property tax information is viewable.

Legal Description

To view the complete legal description of this property, click the blue hyperlink. If there is a metes and bounds description, a full screen is needed to view the description.

DISCLAIMER

The City Of Fargo provides property information to the public "as is" without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied. Assessed values are subject to change by the City Of Fargo. In no event will the City Of Fargo be liable to anyone for damages arising from the use of the property data. You assume responsibility for the selection of data to achieve your intended results, and for the installation and use of the results obtained from the property data.

Assessment records are for the sole purpose of identifying the land being taxed. In some cases to attain efficiency, Assessment Department legal descriptions may be shortened yet will retain sufficient information to identify the land. Since tax statements and records are not deeds and may contain abbreviated descriptions, they should not be used as a basis for a survey or a legal document and should not be used by surveyors or others as the primary source of a property description.