Property Taxes

The City of Meadville levies a tax on all real estate property in the City. The Crawford County Assessment Office determines the value of the property on which taxes must be paid.

Real Estate Property Tax bills for the City and County, are generally sent out annually by the middle of February for the current year and the School in July for the current year. If you have a mortgage and your property taxes are escrowed, your tax bill should be mailed to your mortgage company for payment from your escrow fund.

If property has been sold and you receive a bill in error, please forward bill to the new owner or return to the City Treasurer's Office with any information you may have.


City Real Estate Property Tax is based on a calendar year from January 1 thru December 31 of the current year.

  • Pay your bill on or before the discount date in April - receive a 2% discount.
  • Pay after the Face Amount due date in June - a 10% penalty is added to your taxes until the end of the year.
  • If the taxes remain unpaid as of January 1 of the following year, they will be turned over to the Crawford County Tax Claim Bureau. Once turned over to the Tax Claim Bureau there are additional costs and interest due.
  • 2024 Millage: 24.92
County Real Estate Property Tax is based on a calendar year from January 1 thru December 31 of the current year.

  • Pay your bill on or before the discount date in April - receive a 3% discount.
  • Pay after the Face Amount due date in June - a 10% penalty is added to your taxes until the end of the year.
  • If the taxes remain unpaid as of January 1 of the following year, they will be turned over to the Crawford County Tax Claim Bureau. Once turned over to the Tax Claim Bureau there are additional costs and interest due.
School Real Estate Property Tax is based on a fiscal year from July 1 of the current year thru June 30 of the next year.

  • Pay your bill on or before the discount date in September - receive a 2% discount.
  • Pay Face Amount due date in November - a 10% penalty is added to your taxes until the end of the year.
  • If the taxes remain unpaid as of January 1 of the following year, they will be turned over to the Crawford County Tax Claim Bureau. Once turned over to the Tax Claim Bureau there are additional costs and interest due.

Local Tax Collection Law
Act of May 25, 1945, P.L. 1050, No. 394 Section 7. Effect of Failure to Receive Tax Notice. "Failure to receive tax notice shall not relieve any taxpayer from the payment of any taxes imposed by any taxing district, and such taxpayer shall be charged with his taxes as though he had received notice."

Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights Notification
You are entitled to receive a written explanation of your rights with regard to the audit, enforcement, refund and collection of local taxes by calling the City Treasurer's Office at 814-724-6000 during the business hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.