assessing division

Karen Scammon, CMA-3, City Assessor


Assessing Overview:

Assessing 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-A Detailed Asset List Filing;
  • Abatements and Appeals. 
  • 1970-2018 Historical Values

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

Special Projects:

Taylor Pond Valuation Study. As part of the ongoing valuation study, the Assessing Department is working to complete property inspections of waterfront properties on Taylor Pond. 


Click here for more information about upcoming events

City Assessment Data:

2019/2020 Fiscal Year Information

  • Fiscal Year: 7/1/2019 to 6/30/2020
  • Commitment Date: 7/16/2019
  • State Certified Ratio: 100%
  • Tax Rate: $23.75 per $1,000.00 of assessment
  • Abatement Deadline: 1/17/2020
  • Homestead Exemption Amount: $20,000 off assessment/$475 in tax dollars


Tax Bill Due Dates

  • Real Estate:  First payment due 9/16/2019; second payment due 3/14/2020 
    Interest begins 9/17/2019 on the first installment and 3/15/2020 on the second installment
  • Personal Property: 9/16/2019 
    Interest Begins 9/17/2019


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, CMA


207.333.6601 ext. 1114

Joseph St. Peter, CMA-2

Deputy Assessor

207.333.6601 ext. 1110

Assessing News

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Survey responses from new home owners: "Reason for purchase"
Real Estate Sales Questionnaires
We have sales and transfers available through April 1, 2019
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