Assessor&Rsquo;S Office

Office of the City Assessor

The function of the Assessor's Office  is to establish fair and accurate property values of all real estate and taxable business personal property in Burlington, Vermont. The department is responsible for the administration of all laws and regulations regarding property tax assessments.

The assessed values are the basis for the City's annual property tax levy. The Grand List Book is an inventory of approximately 11,000 taxable and exempt real estate parcels. Total taxable property value is approximately $5,806,803,000.

Additionally, there are approximately 300 business personal property tax accounts. All businesses need to register with the City Assessor’s office. Please click this embedded link for more information and to find the business registration form: Business Personal Property Tax.

Hours of operation by phone: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:3o p.m. 

Contact: (802) 865-7114 or

General Property Value Updates (non-reappraisal project annual work)

Our City office staff may also be sending a letter or postcard requesting an inspection for our regular annual review of permitted improvements for residential, commercial and multi-unit apartment properties. Please follow instructions noted in this correspondence for scheduling an appointment.

The City Assessor’s office is located on the ground floor of City Hall, 149 Church Street, Room 17, Burlington, VT 05401.

Thank you,

John Vickery, City Assessor