Barkhamsted Board of Assessment Appeals
Boards and Commissions

The Town of Barkhamsted uses a system of Boards and Commissions to provide a way for residents to participate in making certain decisions which effect the Town. In a small town like Barkhamsted the volunteers who generously donate their time to serve on the various Boards and commissions play a vital role in the way the town is run. Serving on a Board or Commission can be a rewarding experience for community residents. If you are interested in filling any vacancies, please contact the Town Clerk by calling (860) 379-8665.



Board of Assessment Appeals


Robert H. Brainard III - Term 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2017

Philip N. Walker - Term 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2019

John M. Warren - Term 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2019

Steven P. Blackburn- Alternate - Term 1/1/16 to 12/31/19

Frank J. Kaczynski, Jr.- Alternate - Term 1/1/16 to 12/31/19

Anyone claiming to be aggrieved by the actions of the Assessor has the right to an appeal before the Board of Assessment Appeals

The Assessor's responsibility is to ensure that all property is fairly and equitably assessed.  If you believe your assessment is inaccurate please contact the Assessor if you have not already done so and she will try to assist you prior to filing an appeal.


2017 Schedule

 Notice of New Assessment:

by January 30th

Deadline to File Appeal:
Friday, February 17th at noon

(Postmarks are not accepted for appeal forms.  Whenever February 20th falls on a weekend or holiday the due date is the previous business day.)

Hearing Notices:

February 21 - March 1

Appeal Hearings:

March 2017

Decision Letters:

7 days after decision has been made

Appeals to Superior Court:

60 days after date of decision

September BAA Meeting:
September 20th
(MV appeals only)


The BAA will listen to appeals for Real Estate, Personal Property, and Motor Vehicle accounts which have not been billed; and Supplemental Motor Vehicle bills issued the proceeding January.

A taxpayer must complete an application per C.G.S. ss12-111, on a form issued by the BAA, and submit to the Assessors on or before the close of business on February 20th to be eligible to meet with the BAA in March. Applications can be obtained in the Assessor's Office on February 1st or by downloading from the link below.

  Instructions and Appeal Form

For additional information, please contact the Assessor's Office.



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