Office of the Assessor
Town of Stratford
2725 Main Street
Stratford CT 06615
Phone: (203) 385-4025
Fax: (203) 385-4067
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30 pm
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To value all real and personal property located in the Town of Stratford on a fair and equitable basis according to Connecticut General Statutes in order to ensure that each Property owner realizes an appropriate contribution of the total property tax burden. The Assessor's Office is responsible for the discovery, listing, and equitable valuation of all real and personal property within the Town of Stratford in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes at 70% of market value for the annual production of the Grand List. Additionally, the Assessor and staff administer state and local programs of tax relief, apply exemptions as permitted by state law, and assist the public with a variety of inquiries. Annually provides a Grand List of all taxable property within the Town of Stratford. In addition to over 19,000 parcels of Real Estate (land and buildings) the Assessor must value personal property of approximately 2,700 business and 45,000 motor vehicles as well as administer tax credits and property tax exemptions.
- The Assessors Office Maintains an up-to-date inventory of all property, including land and improvements thereon including changes in ownership, new construction, alterations, and sub-divisions filed as of the assessment date.
- Annually inspects and values all permit activity within the Town limits of Stratford. Every five years conduct a Revaluation of all Real Estate as defined by State Statutes. The Town of Stratford’s last revaluation of all property was in 2019. The next scheduled revaluation will be October 1, 2024.
- Adjust Motor Vehicle assessments that have either been Sold, Stolen, Salvaged or Registered out of State.
- Annually apply all tax exemption programs as permitted by state law. (Veterans, Disabled, Blind, Elderly Tax Relief, etc.)
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