Assessor: Jennifer Sullivan
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury, CT 06331
NOTE: The Assessor's Office has staff available on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. The remaining days of the week the counter computer, maps, and sales books are available for the public but there is no staff available for assistance. Please see below for the office hours for the month of January.
The Assessor's office is primarily responsible for preparing the Town's Grand List. The Grand List is generated each year as of October 1 and is a record of all taxable and tax exempt property. Taxable property includes real estate and personal property, including motor vehicles. The office is also responsible for maintaining the Town's data maps and data about all properties, and for applying tax exemptions or abatements such as the veterans, disabled, elderly, blind and PA 490 programs.
It's that time again, folks! 2015 is right around the corner and with it, Revaluation. I would like to welcome Tyler Technologies and their staff to the Town of Canterbury. Data collection will be starting for the 2015 project in the middle of March 2014. Under the regional revaluation program that Canterbury joined with NECCOG, only 50% of our properties will be inspected. Letters will be sent to those areas of Town where properties will be inspected. Please read the 2015 Revaluation Documents at the bottom of the page that discuss the project in more detail. I urge anyone with questions or concerns to please stop in and talk with me or give the Assessor's Office a call.
The Homeowners & Totally Disabled Program begins February 1st and runs until May 15, 2014. If you are 65 years old or totally disabled, you may be eligible for this benefit if you meet income qualifications set by the state.
The Additional Veterans Programs begin February 1st and ends October 1st, 2014. If you are a veteran and meet income qualifications, you may be eligible for an increased exemption on your property.
The Renter's Program begins April 1st and ends October 1st, 2014. If you are 65 years old or totally disabled, you may be eligible. Applications must be filled out at the Assessor's Office. Please call for more information!
Please call the Assessor's Office to find out more information about these programs or to set up an appointment.
Field card data is available at: http://gis.vgsi.com/canterburyct/
Mapping data is available at: http://gis.neccog.org/NECCOG/rc/
If you wish to appeal your assessment at the regular meeting of the Board of Assessment Appeals in March 2014, petitions to the Board of Assessment Appeals must made by February 20, 2014. Forms are available below.
Please check the list of available forms below!
- 2013 Farm Machinery Exemption Form
- 2013 Full Personal Property Declaration
- 2013 Motor Vehicle Form
- 2013 Short Personal Property Declaration
- 2015 Revaluation Information
- Active Duty Service Members Motor Vehicle Exemption
- August Office Hours
- Canterbury Sales 10/1/2013-7/31/2014
- Farm PA490 Application
- Forest PA490 Application
- Motor Vehicle Affadavit
- Open Space PA490 Application
- Petition to the Board of Assessment Appeals
- Tax Exemption for Motor Vehicles Modified for Physically Disabled
- Totally Disabled Application