Board Of Assessment Appeals (BAA)
The New Haven Board of Assessment Appeals will meet in the Assessor's office, 165 Church St., New Haven, Mondays through Fridays March 17-21 and March 24-28, from 5:30-9 PM, and on Saturdays March 22 and March 29, from 9:30 AM to noon, for the purpose of hearing appeals from taxpayers on their 2013 Real Estate and Personal Property, and 2012 Supplemental Motor Vehicle assessments. Hearings are by appointment only. To obtain an appointment for an appeal hearing, an application must be filed. The deadline to submit an application for an appeal is February 20, 2014.
Applications are available between February 1-20, at both the Assessor's office, 165 Church St., New Haven, and the Town Clerk's office, 200 Orange St., New Haven. Applications are also available on-line at the Board of Assessment Appeals website NHBAA@newhaven.net
. Applications must be received in the Assessor's office or e-mailed to the Board e-mail address NHBAA@newhavenct.net
no later than February 20. Instructions to fill out the application are on both the application itself, and on the Board website. Incomplete applications and those received after February 20, will not be accepted (per State statute).
For further information, please call the Board phone line 203-946-8063 or e-mail the Board at NHBAA@newhavenct.net
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING AN APPEAL
Applications to appeal your property and or personal property assessment are available at the City of New Haven Assessor's office, on - line at both the Assessor's website and the Board of Assessment Appeal's (BAA) website. Completed applications are accepted between February 1-February 20.
All spaces must be filled- in for your application to be accepted. Signatures are required on all applications. If there is a blank space, the application will be rejected and your appeal cannot be further processed.
Completed applications are due between February 1 and February 20.
Completed applications can be (1) hand-delivered to the Assessor's office where it will be stamped and dated, (2) mailed and must be postmarked by February 20th, (3) faxed to 203-946-7122 or (4) returned to the BAA on line (in order to submit your assessment appeals form online, print out and fill-in the form and SIGN it, then scan the completed form and include it as an attachment and e-mail to NHBAA@newhavenct.net.
Make sure you retain a copy of any documents you have submitted for your appeal.
You will receive a letter from the BAA informing you of your hearing appeal date. If you do not recieive notification of your appeals hearing date and time by March 1, please contact the BAA either by phone or by e-mail.
All appeals hearings are done in March.
Applicants should make sure they bring all evidence supporting their estimated value to the hearing. This includes photographs, measurements, appraisals, or any other evidence that may support the case. Applicants will lose their appeal if they do not attend the hearing or do not present evidence supporting their claim.
You will receive notification of the results of your appeal by the end of April. All results of the BAA deliberations can be found on line at the BAA website, and posted in both the City-Town Clerk's office and the Office of the Assessor.
You may leave your questions by calling 203-946-8063.
An applicant can appeal a BAA decision to the Superior Court.
Assessment Appeals Forms
MEMBERS OF THE 2012 NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS
JEFF GRANOFF, CHAIRPERSON
SARAH MCIVER, SECRETARY