Assessor Paul D. Petersen

Maricopa County Assessor's Office

Data Sharing

DISCLAIMER — INDEMNIFICATION

Requester/Purchaser understands and agrees that Maricopa County does not guarantee the accuracy of the data and information requested and hereby expressly disclaims any responsibility for the truth, lack of truth, validity, invalidity, accuracy, inaccuracy of any said data and information. The parcel lines on maps are for illustration purposes only and are not intended to be used as a survey product. Requester/Purchaser accepts responsibility for Requester/Purchaser’s unauthorized use or transmission of any such data or information in its actual or altered form.

Policy: Data Sharing with Other Governmental Agencies

Date: May 31, 2002

In the spirit of cooperation and excellent stewardship of data for the citizens of Maricopa County, Maricopa County Assessor’s Office gladly provides its data to local and regional government agencies with the understanding that:

  • Such data will NOT, under any circumstances, be used or distributed for commercial gain or profit.
  • Maricopa County's data, information, or authority NOT be misrepresented, abused, or used for economic gain beyond the scope of providing information, or to better serve the citizens of Maricopa County.

Caution: Arizona Revised Statutes §39-121.03(D) provides:

“A person who obtains public records for a commercial purpose without indicating the commercial purpose or who obtains a public record for a noncommercial purpose and uses or knowingly allows the uses of such public record for a commercial purpose or who obtains a public record for a commercial purpose and uses or knowingly allows the use of such public record for a different commercial purpose or who obtains a public record from anyone other than the custodian of such records and uses them for a commercial purpose shall in addition to other penalties be liable to the state or the political subdivision from which the public record was obtained for damages in the amount of three times the amount which would have been charged for the public record had the commercial purpose been stated plus costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees or shall be liable to the state or the political subdivision for the amount of three times the actual damages if it can be shown that the public record would not have been provided had the commercial purpose of actual use been stated at the time of obtaining the records.”

A commercial purpose is defined by Arizona Statute as the use of a public record for the purpose of:

  • sale or resale, or
  • producing a document containing all or part of the copy, printout, or photograph for sale, or
  • for any purpose in which the purchaser can reasonably anticipate the receipt of monetary gain from the direct or indirect use of such public records.