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Government  Assessing  

Director of Assessing / City Assessor

Karen Scammon, CMA


The Assessing Department maintains sales information, property deed transfers and the valuations of all Real Estate and Business Personal Property located in the City of Auburn for taxation purposes.  Your total property assessment consists of a land value, building value and a yard item value if applicable.  
      Our office can assist you with information on: 
  • Tax Relief Programs - Homestead, Veteran and Blind Exemptions, Maine Residents Property Tax and Rent Refund "Circuit Breaker" Program;
  • Special Land Classifications - Farmland, Open Space, Tree Growth;
  • Real Estate - Map/Lot, Deed Book/Page, Property Values, Sale Price, Owner and Owner's Mailing Address, Building Description and Lot Size;
  • Business Personal Property - Business Equipment Tax Exemption (BETE), Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement (BETR), Annual Form 706 Detailed Asset List Filing;
  • Abatements and Appeals. 

Fiscal Year Information

  • Commitment Date:      August 19, 2014
  • Tax Rate:                    $20.95 per $1,000 of assessed value
  • State Certified Ratio:  100%
  • Abatement Deadline:   February 20, 2015


Phone:  207.333.6601 ext. 1118
Address:  60 Court Street, Auburn, Maine 04210

 Hours:  Monday thru Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm


Support Staff

Katelyn Doustout

Assessing Assistant

207.333.6601 ext. 1114

Joseph St. Peter

Property Tax Appraiser

207.333.6601 ext. 1110

Assessing News

Tax abatement appeal hearing

Board of Assessment Review - UPDATED

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