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, Veterans and Blind Exemptions;
  • 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. 

      New Property Owners, click here for information about your mailing address, tax bill, and more.


Fiscal Year Information

  • Commitment Date:      July 25, 2016
  • Tax Rate:                    $22.35 per $1,000 of assessed value
  • State Certified Ratio:  100%
  • Abatement Deadline:   January 26, 2016


Tax Bill Due Dates

  • Real Estate:                 September 15, 2016 & March 15, 2017
  • Personal Property:      September 15, 2016


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, CMA

Property Tax Appraiser

207.333.6601 ext. 1110

Assessing News

The list of sales and transfers through May 2016 is now available.
The Assessing Office may be in your neighborhood conducting property inspections.
The Board of Assessment Review will convene to hear a property tax abatement appeal
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