Tax Assessor’s Office

//Tax Assessor’s Office
Tax Assessor’s Office 2017-01-02T18:58:09+00:00

Jeffrey R. Hesley,CTA
Tax Assessor
(609) 967-5923 /

Brenda Camp
Assistant Tax Assessor
609-967-5939 /
Fax: 609-967-5933

Merri Keating
Assessing Clerk

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:15 AM to 4:15 PM

Tax Reassessment Mailer 2016


Post cards will be sent out in 1st of February of the current year and will list assessment for that year. Information about the Appeal Process will appear on the back of the card.

Appeals must be processed and received by April 1st, by the Cape May County Tax Board.  Here is the link to the Cape May County Tax Board appeal form:

The 2014 tax rate was $0.535  per $100.  The 2014 ratio is 95.41%.

Click here for Borough of Avalon Tax Maps >>

[box type=”note”]Change of Mailing Address
We require that all requests for Mailing Address changes be in writing. Please fax requests to the number above or mail requests to the Tax Assessor’s Office, 3100 Dune Drive, Avalon, N.J. 08202.[/box]

Active Service Periods For Veteran Property Benefits

Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm August 2, 1990 Ongoing
Panama Peace Keeping Mission December 20, 1989 January 31, 1990
Lebanon Peace Keeping Mission August 26, 1982 December 1, 1987
Grenada Peacekeeping Mission October 23, 1983 November 21, 1983
Vietnam Conflict December 31, 1960 May 7, 1975
Korean Conflict June 23, 1950 January 31, 1955
World War II September 16, 1940 December 31, 1946

Required Documents:


For claim by veteran:
Service Record, DD214 and Identification (Drivers License, Voter Registration, etc.)
For Claim by surviving spouse of a veteran or service person:
The veteran’s death certificate and proof of New Jersey residency at time of deathFor claim by 100% disabled veteran and for surviving spouse of a 100% disabled American veteran or surviving spouse of a 100% disabled service person;
DD214 and Letter of Declaration from the Veterans’ AdministrationPerson aged 65 or over permanently and totally disabled, or the surviving spouse of a person over age 55 and totally disabled;
Annual income not to exceed $10,000, not including Social Security payment.

Note: Because there are may exceptions to the rule, each applicant should confer with the Assessor about their eligibility.

Yard Sale Permits can be purchased in the assessor’s office for a $10 fee


State Property Tax Relief Programs

Vet Deduction Form

Senior Deduction Form