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.

2018 Equalization Ratio is 95.94%
2018 Tax rate: $2.341 per hundred of assessed valuation


Tax Records Search

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

http://www.njactb.org/ – 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   http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/ptd.pdf 

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

* Veterans Deduction Application

 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/suppform.pdf

* Veterans Exemption Application

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

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

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


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.


Farmland Assessment 

For information about the application and the appropriate forms that go with Farmland Assessment, 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


New Jersey Taxpayer Bill of Rights