The main function of the Assessor's office is to value all real property at full and fair value in the County for the purpose of tax assessment, prepare the tax list, maintain records, and up-to-date tax maps.

Important Dates

Assessing DateOctober 1 of pre-tax year
Certification of Preliminary Tax ListNovember 1 of pre-tax year
Notification of Assessment Post CardsNovember 15 of pre-tax year
Added/Omitted Appeal Filing DeadlineBy 4:00pm on December 1 
Assessment Appeal Filing DeadlineBy 4:00pm in person or online on
 January 15
Assessment Appeal HearingsFebruary, March, and April
Tax List FiledMay 5
Farmland ApplicationsBy 4:00pm on August 1

How Do I...

Appeal my property tax assessment?  Appeals can be filed after receipt of the Notification of Assessment postcard in November with the County Board of Taxation.  

Appeal an Added/Omitted tax assessment?  Appeals can be filed after receipt of the Added/Omitted Assessment in October with the County Board of Taxation.  

Apply for a Senior, Disabled Person, or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner Deduction?  Application and Supplemental Income Form(required)

Apply for a Veteran or Surviving Spouse/Civil Union or Domestic Partner of Veteran or Serviceperson Deduction?  Application

Apply for a Property Tax Exemption on the Dwelling of a Disabled Veteran or Surviving Spouse/Civil Union or Domestic Partner of Disabled Veteran or Serviceperson?  Application

State of New Jersey Anchor Program.  The Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) provides property tax relief to NJ residents who meet the home ownership and gross income limit eligibility requirements.  Eligibility is determined by the State.  For the automated telephone filing system call 1-877-658-2972.  For assistance call the ANCHOR Benefit Hotline 1-888-238-1233 or file online.

State of New Jersey Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze or Blue Book).   The Program reimburses eligible seniors or individuals receiving federal Social Security disability benefits for property tax increases.  Phone inquiry 1-877-658-2972 or online inquiry Call 1-800-882-6597 or click here to visit the State link

Request a 200 foot List:  The request and payment should be made directly to the Clerk of the municipality where the subject property lies. Upon receipt of the request from the municipality; the completed certified list of owners will be forwarded to the municipality within the statutory deadline.

Request a Change of Address/Ownership Information:  Complete the form in full and return to the assessor's office by mail, fax, to the email on the form, or in person along with any required supporting documents.  Change of Address/Ownership Information

Important Notices/Information:

Clayton Reassessment:  Exterior and interior inspections have ended.  Property owners will receive a proposed new valuation letter in the fall of 2023.  The letter will provide a phone number if you feel you need to schedule an informal review of your property.  The letter will indicate the proposed new value for tax year 2024.

The Office of the County Clerk is responsible for the filing and recording of all documents affecting real property ownership and transfer within Gloucester County, including deeds, mortgages, and tax liens.  All documents are available for public inspection and retrieval at the County Clerk's office.  You can contact the County Clerk at 856-853-3237.

Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights

New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA)

The Gloucester County Office of Assessment derives its authority from and operated pursuant to New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) Title 54, Taxation.

As of April 1, 2013, the County Assessor's Office is responsible for all Municipal Assessment Functions.