May 1st (Taxable Status Date):
Assessments reflect the ownership and physical condition of a property as of this date. In addition, exemption applications must be filed / postmarked by this day.
June 1st (Tentative Assessment Roll):
Date tentative assessments are made available (online and in office). This is also the date that CHANGE OF ASSESSMENT NOTICES are mailed for any property seeing a change in assessment including changes resulting from a systematic analysis , building permit, inventory discrepancy, demolition, fire etc.
June 1st thru THIRD TUESDAY in June (Time frame to file a grievance):
The Board of Assessment Review will convene on the third Tuesday in June (Grievance Day). At this time, we are hopeful that the City of Mount Vernon can continue to receive grievances by mail as well as in person, as in past years. For the safety of our residents and staff, an update to this site will be made if it is necessary to change procedures on “in person” filings.
August 1st (Final Assessment Roll):
Date on which final assessments are made available and the first day to file Small Claims Assessment Review / Certiorari petitions. Final assessments include all changes made by the Board of Assessment Review.