Board of Assessment Appeals
APPEAL FORMS AND THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ACTIVE STARTING FROM MARCH 1ST 2021 AND ARE DUE BACK IN THE OFFICE NO LATER THAN MARCH 19TH 2021
* IMPORTANT NOTE:
Please note that all of the BAA hearings will be conducted via teleconference call. The Governor’s Executive Order No. 7I, Section 16, explicitly provides that "[t]he requirements under... the Connecticut General Statutes for a taxpayer to appear in person are suspended to the extent necessary to permit any public agency to meet and take such actions authorized by law without permitting requiring in-person participation in such meetings or filings, and to hold such meetings or obtain necessary information remotely by conference call, video-conference, electronic communication, or other technology, consistent with requirements set forth in Executive Order 7B."
The Governor’s Order further requires “any materials relevant to matters on the agenda, including but not limited to materials related to specific applications, if applicable, shall be submitted to the agency a minimum of twenty four (24) hours prior and posted to the agency’s website for public inspection prior to, during, and after the meeting, and any exhibits to be submitted by members of the public shall, to the extent feasible, also be submitted to the agency a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting and posted to the agency’s website for public inspection prior to, during, and after the meeting;” Therefore, any additional documentation must be provided to the Assessing department 48 hours prior to hearings, in order to provide time to supply the information to board members and publish on the City website prior to the twenty-four (24) hour requirement.