James R. Tighe
Phone: 201-837-1600 Ext. 1400
Email the Tax Assessor
Monday - Friday: 8 AM – 5:15 PM
The Assessor's Office is responsible for the equitable distribution of the local property tax burden by compiling and maintaining a list of all taxable properties in the township and assigning values to each. Maintenance activities include: recording new property owners; inspecting and assessing taxable new construction; listing subdivisions; reflecting value changes due to demolitions, fires, etc. The Assessor's Office also works in conjunction with the Township Attorney's Office for the defense of the municipality's position in tax appeal proceedings. Other responsibilities include determining the eligibility of individuals seeking property tax deductions and/or organizations seeking tax exempt status.