Assessor: Jennifer Sullivan
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury, CT 06331
NOTE: The Assessor's Office has staff available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 6:30 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 office hours for the month of April!
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.
Field card data is available at: www.vgsi.com
Map data is available at: http://gis.neccog.org/neccog/#
The application period for the Homeowner's Program begins February 1st and ends May 15th, 2013. If you are 65 years or older, or are totally disabled, please contact the Assessor's Office to see if you qualify.
The appliction period for the State and Local Additional Veteran Programs begins February 1st and runs through October 1, 2013. Please contact the Assessor's Office for more eligibility requirements.
The application period for the Renter's Program opened April 1st. If you are 65 years or older, or are totally disabled, and you rent in the Town of Canterbury please call the Assessor's Office for more information.
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!
- 2012 Farm Machinery Exemption Form
- 2012 Long Form Personal Property Declaration
- 2012 Motor Vehicle Form
- 2012 Short Form Personal Property Declaration
- Active Duty Service Members Motor Vehicle Exemption
- Assessor Maps
- Assessor's Office Hours May 2013
- Canterbury Sales 10/1/12-4/30/13
- 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