Mary Joan Wyatt
Phone: 609-567-4300 Ext. 115 or 116
Location: Town Hall – 100 Central Ave
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 4:30pm
To Obtain a List of Property Owners within 200 feet of Block/Lot: Fee is $10.00 for up to 40 property owners and addresses; after 40, it is 25 cents per property owner and respective address.
Fee is $10.00 for up to 40 property owners and addresses; after 40, it is 25 cents per property owner and respective address.
Senior Citizen, Disabled Person or Surviving Spouse Deduction: Applications may be obtained at the Assessor’s Office during regular business hours. For a disabled person, there is no age limit. Also, proof of income is a criteria. You must reasonably anticipate that income received during the tax year, including income of claimant’s spouse, will not exceed $10,000. You can exclude one of the following three: (1) Social Security Benefits, (2) Federal Government Retirement/Disability Pension including Federal Railroad Retirement Benefits, or (3) State, County, Municipal Government and their political subdivisions and agencies Retirement/Disability Pension. To apply, please bring proof of age, you must be 65 or older as of December 31st of the pretax year. For a surviving spouse, the age is 55 or older.
Veteran or Surviving Spouse Deduction: Applications can be obtained in the Tax Assessor’s Office for this deduction. You must be honorably discharged from active service. Please bring your DD-214 Form to the Assessor’s Office at the time you are applying. According to Chapter 127, Public Law 2001 (A-1330 [1R]), there are specified active service periods for this veteran tax benefit. If you were active in the service during Peacekeeping Missions, you are required to have a minimum of 14 days service in the actual combat except where service-incurred injury or disability occurs in the combat zone, than actual time served, though less than 14 days, is sufficient for purposes of property tax exemption or deduction.
FARMLAND ASSESSMENT APPLICATIONS: Applications should be filed on or before august 1st of the pretax year. You must have at least 5 acres devoted to agricultural or horticultural use for at least 2 successive years. Annual income from gross sales should be at least $500 for the first 5 acres and $5 per acre on acreage above 5 acres.
APPEAL INSTRUCTIONS: If you disagree with your assessed value, you may file an appeal with the Atlantic County Board of taxation located at Mays Landing Government Complex, 5909 Main Street, Second Floor, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330. Assessment appeals must be filed on or before April 1st of the current year. In a revaluation year, the assessment appeals must be filed on or before May 1st of the current tax year.
Click the link below to access the Division of Taxation’s Property Tax Relief Program webpage
|Attention taxpayers these are the sales that the revaluation firm used in order to calculate their new assessments|
|Veteran or Surviving Spouse Property Tax Reduction Form|
|Supplemental Property Tax Reduction Form|
|Property Tax Deduction Senior or Disabled|
|Hammonton Tax Map||2013|
Public Records – On-line Search
The Atlantic County Clerk’s Office is now offering free access to the INDEX of deeds, mortgages, and related land transaction documents from this internet location.
The image and index data base is updated daily with current information.
- Free Guest Access
- No password required
- Search and view the full index
- View all pages of a document
- There is no cost for this service
- PDF convert – View/print/download/Email images available
Document images beginning with 3/2000 will be viewable and the number of viewable documents from prior years will increase as the Atlantic County Clerk’s Office progresses with its document imaging program.