Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930

Tax Assessor:

Anna Maria McDougal
Phone:  (908) 879-5100 ext. 814
Hours: Monday to Friday 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Assistant to the Tax Assessor:

Nancy Case

Phone:  (908) 879-5100 ext. 820
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Mailed Postcard is NOT official

Did you receive one of these pink postcards in the mail about getting assistance to reduce your assessment/property tax? Please note that this card is an advertisement from a company that will charge you money to file a PT-7 form. This is not an official document endorsed by the State of NJ, Morris County Tax Board or Chester Township.  The PT-7 form is not a State form.  Your assessment will not change by simply filing out the PT-7 form.

200′ List Request form

Residents can request a certified list of property owners within 200 feet of their homes for a $10 fee. Click here to access the form.

Property Assessment Information

Assessment post cards are mailed out to property owners by January 31.  Please notify this office when you change your address.

2020 Equalization Ratio is 97.14%
2019 Tax rate: $2.362 per hundred of assessed valuation

Tax Records Search – Morris County Tax Board – NJ Association of Tax Boards

Tax Relief Programs

There are several property tax relief programs available to the public that may help to reduce the cost of property taxes to those that qualify. All of the forms listed below are available in the Chester Township Tax Assessor’s and Tax Collector’s offices.

They include but are not limited to:

* Senior Citizen/Disabled Persons Deduction Application 


* Veterans Deduction Application


* Veterans Exemption Application  and


* Property Tax Reimbursement (Freeze) 1-800-882-6597

* Homestead Rebate

Tax appeal applications/instructions

The Morris County Board of Taxation can provide you with the application.  The deadline is April 1.

Farmland Assessment 

For information about the application and the appropriate forms that go with Farmland Assessment, visit:     fa-1    fa-1gs  – wd – overview of farmland assessment

New Jersey Taxpayer Bill of Rights

State Government and Your Local Property Taxes