What Does the Assessor Do?
Collect and maintain the physical information needed to estimate the market value of all property in the Town of Brunswick.
Maintain the ownership records for all property in the Town.
Estimate an assessed value of each parcel for purposes of taxation.
Review and processes real property tax exemption application and grant such exemptions when legally appropriate.
Important Assessor's Office Dates
March 1st – Taxable Status Date: Exemption application must be filed on or before this date. The assessment reflects what exists on a parcel of land as of this date.
May 1st – Tentative Assessment Roll is Filed: The assessed value for all property in the Town are tentatively established. Exemptions are calculated and entered on the assessment roll.
May 1st –Grievance Period Begins: The period during which a property owner may file for an administrative review of their assessment.
Fourth Tuesday in May – Grievance Day: This is the last day to file a formal complaint to the Board of Assessment Review protesting the assessment or an exemption shown on the tentative assessment roll. The Board of Assessment Review convenes and entertains discussion from any property owner who wants to discuss why they believe their property is improperly assessed.
Assessment Appeal Process
If you believe your assessment is incorrect, please feel free to contact the Assessor’s Office. We will be happy to listen to your concerns regarding your assessment.
The forms available here may help you prepare for an appeal: