Assessor

Assessor Jody L. Heon, CCMAI                                                Assessor’s Notice – Important Deadlines

Email  JHeon@voluntown.gov

Phone  860-376-3927

Hours: Staffed hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.** Please note, the office will be unstaffed on the following Wednesdays: 9/19 & 9/26

Assessor’s hours are Monday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Due to the nature of work, it is best to call ahead to be sure the Assessor will be available to assist you.  Doing so will assure you may be granted the attention needed for your question or concern.

Property information( aka property record card) Vision Appraisal.

Owner/Assessment information are generally updated quarterly at this time

For access to tax maps visit NECCOG GIS

Assessor’s Maps are for department/tax information only; legal descriptions and survey maps are found in the Land Record/Office of the Town Clerk

The Voluntown Assessor’s office is responsible for the discovery, listing and valuation of all real estate, personal property and motor vehicles within the town in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes.  The Assessor’s office also administers various exemption programs.

Voluntown’s Current mill rate for the October 1, 2017 Grand List is 28.92

Real Estate:  Real estate is assessed at 70% of fair market value as of the date of last revaluation.  The last town-wide revaluation was conducted for the October 1, 2015 Grand List.  The next scheduled revaluation is for the October 1, 2020 Grand List.

Personal Property:  All owners of taxable Personal Property located in the Town of Voluntown are required to file a Personal Property Declaration with the Assessor on or before November 1st pursuant to CGS 12-41.  This includes all persons conducting business, professionals, occupations or trades, farmers, owners of unregistered motor vehicles, owners of non-Connecticut registered motor vehicles, recreational vehicle owners that are located in Voluntown, Mobile Manufactured Homes not assessed as Real Estate and owners of horses, ponies and thoroughbreds.

Motor Vehicle Tax Adjustments and Removal:  The Assessor’s office is also responsible for the adjustment and removal of motor vehicles that appear on  the taxable grand list as allowed by Connecticut State Statutes.  Two appropriate forms of proof must be provided in the time allowed to substantiate claims of vehicles sold, stolen and not recovered, totaled, junked or vehicles registered in another state.

Common Forms:

Active Duty CT Resident MV Exemption Application

Elderly/Totally Disabled Application

Totally Disabled Exemption Application

Veterans and Blind Exemptions

Application for Additional Veterans Exemption

Application for Farm Land Classification

Application for Forest Land Classification

Application for Solar/Geothermal Energy Exemption

Declaration of Personal Property 2018-Short Form

2018_Farm_Machinery_Exemption_Application

Declaration of Personal Property 2018-Camper/MV

Declaration of Personal Property 2018-Full/Long Form

BAA Application Form 2017   **Deadline to file an appeal is February 20, 2018