Board of Assessment Appeals
Tuesday April 23, 2019

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50 Church Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096

  • Chairman - Richard Pease                                                    
  • Secretary - Milka Cruz             
  • Member - Paul Riedi
  • Member - Mark Whiten Jr           

In accordance with Connecticut General Statute 12-111 and Sec. 12-117 the Board of Assessment Appeal shall meet during the month of April 2019. The meeting dates are determined by the number of applications for appeals submitted to the Board. The Board shall meet in September for the sole purpose of hearing only registered motor vehicle appeals that appear on the preceding October 1st Grand List.

Written applications for appeals must be submitted to the Board on or before 4:00 p.m. March 20, 2019 for assessments on the October 1, 2018 Grand List. The written application must contain certain information about the appellant, the owner, and the property for which the application is being submitted. The application may be delivered by mail or hand delivered to the Assessor’s Office. Only those submitting completed applications will be given a hearing by the Board.

Applications to appeal an assessment to the Board of Assessment Appeals will also be available in the Assessor’s Office on March 1, 2019.

If you wish to appeal your assessment:
File an application to appeal on or before  March 20, 2019 (Application Forms are available in the Assessor’s Office or Download the 2018 appeal form

Include all the required information on the application to appeal.

The owner or authorized individual must appear on the hearing date, time and place shown in your notification from the Board. An agent authorization form is required if you will be represented by an agent prior to the appeal hearing.

Information to Include on the Application to Appeal:
Connecticut General Statute 12-111 requires that the application to appeal an assessment must contain certain information and items. The minimum requirements are:

  • Property owner’s name
  • Name and position of the person signing the appeal application
  • Description of the property
  • Name and Address of the person to whom correspondence to be sent
  • Reason for appeal
  • Appellant’s estimate of value
  • Signature of the property owner or that of his duly authorized agent
  • Date on which the appeal application is signed

Click here to download: Instructions

Application and Meeting Deadlines:
Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute 12-111 and Sec.12-117, as amended, property owners wishing to appeal their assessment before the Board of Assessment Appeals must submit a written application to the Board of Assessment Appeals on or before 4:00 p.m. March 20, 2019

The Board will review the written application, determine the meeting dates and notify property owners of the hearing date and time. The Board will mail a written notice of the date, time and place for the appeal hearing to each applicant no later than April 1, 2019 and at least seven calendar days before the date of the hearing. In case of inclement weather, call the Assessor’s Office at (860) 627-1448 for instructions regarding postponement or cancelation.

Right to Appeal the Decision of the Board of Assessment Appeal:
You may appeal the decision of the Board of Assessment Appeals to the Superior Court in accordance with Connecticut General Statute 12-117a. The appeal to the Superior Court for the district in which the town of Windsor Locks is situated  must be filed within two months of the date of the mailing the notice of decision (Please consult your legal counsel regarding court filing requirements.)

Motor Vehicle Appeal:
In accordance to Connecticut General Statute 12-111 and 12-117 the Board of Assessment Appeals shall meet at least once during the month of September for the sole purpose of hearing only appeals for registered vehicles that appear on the October 1, 2018 Grand List.  

Appeal dates are posted in the Jouranl Inquirer, on the Town website.

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