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Tax Assessor 

City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Room 116
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel: 201-547 5132
Fax: 201-547-4949
 

Eduardo C.Toloza, CTA, City Assessor 

 

Description
The office of the City Assessor shall be charged with the duty of assessing real property for the purpose of general taxation.

THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ASSESSOR SHALL:
A. Value all real and personal property in the city for the purposes of assessment and taxation in accordance with general law, the Charter and applicable provisions of the Jersey City Code and exercise all the powers of a municipal assessor pursuant to law.

B. Prepare the tax list and duplicate, as required by law, and maintain adequate assessment records of each and every parcel of real property assessed.

C. Maintain a current city Tax Map and provide for the recording thereon of all changes in ownership or character of real property assessed.

D. Make all special assessments of benefits for local improvements.

E. Be responsible for all appraisals of property for any city purpose; provided that the office may, with the approval of the Mayor and within the limits of available appropriations, retain outside experts or appraisers whenever the public interest requires.

F. Designate building or other premises street addresses. Every owner of a house, private dwelling, apartment, office building, store or any building shall display the street  number  pursuant  to City Code 108-5.

TO VIEW PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS:
1. Go to www.njactb.org (New Jersey Association of County Tax Boards).
2. Left click on Records Search.
3. Under Tax Records Search, select Hudson County and Jersey City.
4. Under Search Criteria, type in either property location, owner’s name or block & lot identifiers.
5. To process, click on Submit Search.

JERSEY CITY TAX RATES AND RATIOS:
To view Jersey City Tax Rates and Ratios, read more here.

FORMS FOR ASSESSMENT:
The following are a list of forms available for download which are frequently used to assess real property value.



 

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