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:

Liz Holtz
Phone:  (908) 879-5100 ext. 820
HoursMonday to Thursday 11-3

Property Assessment Information

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

2018 Equalization Ratio is 95.94%
2018 Tax rate: $2.341 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 office.

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