Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930
908-879-5100

Tax Assessor:

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


Assistant to the Tax Assessor:

Liz Holtz
Phone:  (908) 879-5100 ext. 820
HoursMonday to Thursday 11-3
Email:  lholtz@chestertownship.org


Property Assessment Information

Assessment post cards are mailed out to property owners by January 31.  Please notify this office when you change your address.  Additional information can be obtained by visiting:

http://mcweb1.co.morris.nj.us/mctaxboard/ – Morris County Tax Board

http://www.njactb.org/ – NJ Association of Tax Boards

2018 Equalization Ratio is 95.94%
2017 Tax rate: $2.332 per hundred of assessed valuation


Tax Records Search


Information about tax appeals can be found at:

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/lpt/ptappeal.pdf

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/petappl.pdf

https://mcweb1.co.morris.nj.us/MCTaxBoard/SearchTaxRecords.aspx

NJ Division of Taxation

Tax appeal applications/instructions

 http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/petappl.pdf

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


Tax Relief Programs

There are several property tax relief programs available to the public that may help to defray the cost of property taxes to those that qualify.

They include but are not limited to:

* Senior Citizen/Disabled Persons Deduction http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/suppform.pdf –  and  http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/NJ_PT_SupplementIncome.pdf

* Veterans Deduction         http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/vss.pdf  and  http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/dvsse.pdf and http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/suppform.pdf

* Veterans Exemption http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/coedvsse.pdf

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

* Homestead Rebate http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml


Farmland Assessment 

For the application and the appropriate forms that go with it visit:

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/FA1.pdf     fa-1

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/fa1-gs.pdf    fa-1gs

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/wd1.pdf  – wd

http://www.state.nj.us/agriculture/divisions/anr/pdf/farmlandassessmentoverview.pdf – overview of farmland assessment