assessing division

Karen Scammon, CMA-4, City Assessor


Mission Statement

The City of Auburn Assessing Division will:

Assess all properties fairly, equitably, and in compliance with all mandated regulations and laws of the State in an open, accessible environment;

Strive to educate the public on assessment practices;

Treat all taxpayers with respect; and

Provide the highest quality customer service honestly, objectively and with integrity.

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: 

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



Assessment Data

2023/2024 Tax Year Information

  • Fiscal Year: 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024
  • Commitment Date: 7/21/2023
  • State Certified Ratio: 93%
  • Tax Rate: $22.75 per $1,000.00 of assessment
  • Abatement Deadline: 1/22/2024
  • Homestead Exemption Amount: $23,250 off assessment/$528.94 in tax dollars

(2022/2023 Last year's) Personal Property Commitment Book (2023/2024) PENDING

(2022/2023 Last year's) Real Estate Tax Commitment Book (2023/2024) PENDING


Tax Bill Due Dates

  • Real Estate:  First payment due 9/15/2023; second payment due 3/15/2024
    Interest begins 9/16/2023 on the first installment and 3/16/2024 on the second installment
  • Personal Property: Due 9/15/2023 
    Interest Begins 9/16/2023


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

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

Support Staff

Joseph St. Peter, CMA-4

Deputy Assessor

207.333.6601 ext. 1110



207.333.6601 ext. 1114

Assessing News

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