The Assessor’s Office plans, directs, organizes and implements a continuing town-wide program of real and personal property assessment for the purpose of local taxation as prescribed by State statute.
The Assessor’s Office performs inspections of new and existing properties and properties under construction to determine their value. Additionally, every five years, the Assessor’s Office coordinates and oversees the town-wide revaluation of all taxable and non-taxable property to reflect current market trends. The Office supervises all contracted appraisal work for revaluation and superior court appeals.
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for administering both local and state exemption programs for Elderly, Blind, Disabled, Veterans, Disabled Veterans, Firefighters, and Handicapped.