The following Real Estate information is available by phone with no more than 5 inquiries at one time:
- Parcel identification number
- Lot square footage
- Current Assessment
- Most recent transfer (volume and page)
Due to the number of requests for information received by telephone 203-622-7885, we must restrict the amount of information available by phone, to avoid tying up the phone lines. Information may be requested by email to the Assessor. Responses to requests for information by email are given within two working days.
Requests for copies of field cards should be addressed to the Assessor's Office and should include $1 per field card and include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The field cards are mailed out the same day the request is received.
Change of Assessment Notice
Assessment change notices are mailed within ten days of the Assessor's signing of the Grand list for properties that undergo change in use, splits, merges, new construction, demolition or revaluation. In a normal year, notices shall be sent by the end of January. In the year of a revaluation, notices shall be sent to all property owners by the end of February.
Real Property Assessment Appeals
Appeals of the assessment may be made to the Board of Assessment Appeals by February 20th, except when a one-month extension is granted. It is recommended that property owners first speak with the Assessor's Office before filing a formal appeal, to correct any errors or misinformation.