The Town Assessors Office, plans, directs, organizes and implements a continuing town-wide program of real and personal property assessment for the purpose of fair & equitable local taxation as prescribed by Connecticut General Statutes.
Annually conducts inspections for new, existing and under construction properties to determine their value. Administers state and local exemption programs for veterans, elderly, disabled, and blind taxpayers, farm buildings and special land classifications among others. Compiles the Grand List of both taxable and tax-exempt property assessments for real property, motor vehicles, and personal property.
Every five years the Assessor coordinates and oversees the town wide revaluation of all taxable and non-taxable property to reflect current market trends. Supervises all contracted appraisal work for said revaluation and superior court appeals.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The Assessor’s Office, like the rest of Town Hall, has re-opened for public-facing services, however many of our services are available online via the links found to the left, right and below.
Appointments are recommended for in person visits. Please wear masks and adhere to 6 Ft. social distancing guidelines. Email continues to be a great way to reach our department (see link above right).
Be well, and stay safe.
Please use the Chrome Browser to access Main Street Maps from the link below. Once you have found a property on the map, you will be able to access the most recent property record card by clicking on "PDF Property Card" from the list to the far left of the screen.
For an informal look up of property information please use our online Geographic Information System.
For recent sales information click HERE.
Upcoming Tax Bills
The Mill Rate for the 2020 Grand List is the same as last year, 31.38.
The July 2021 Tax Bills will be based on the 2020 Grand List (covering the assessment year October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021), and are paid during the fiscal year running from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Taxes are due without penalty by Monday, August 2, 2021*. If you do not receive a tax bill on your property or motor vehicle by July 15, 2021 please call 860-429-3374.
* Please see the Tax/Revenue Collections web page for information regarding Deferment Program for July 2021 Taxes.