Are property record cards and maps available online to view and print?
Are there tax relief programs for elderly homeowners, veterans, disabled residents, legally blind residents?
Yes, please see the Tax Relief webpage for information regarding all available tax relief programs.
Do I need to notify the Assessment Office that I opened a business in Town?
Yes. Please fill out the New Business Personal Property Form if you have either started a new business in Town or have relocated your business to the Town of Rocky Hill.
How are motor vehicle values determined?
As recommended by the State of Connecticut we use 70% of the NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) clean retail value.
How do I request an extension to file my Business Personal Property Declaration?
A request must be made in writing and mailed, emailed, faxed or dropped off in the Assessment Office by November 1st. Please include the name of the business and account number (if available) with said request.
I am a new Rocky Hill resident. How long do I have to register my vehicle here?
According to the State Department of Motor Vehicles, once you have established residency in Connecticut, you have 30 days to transfer your out-of-state license to Connecticut and 60 days to transfer your vehicle registration(s). If you are transferring from one town to another within Connecticut, you may obtain the necessary forms on-line at the DMV website at www.ct.gov/dmv
I have noticed vehicles with out-of-state license plates parked for a period over 60 days. What can I do?
Residents who notice out-of-state license plates on a vehicle for a period over 60 days may file a complaint with the CT Department of Motor Vehicles. All complaints must be sent in writing to: Department of Motor Vehicles, Registration Compliance Unit - Rm 331, 60 State Street, Wethersfield, CT 06161. The complaint must include the name of the person and his/her Connecticut address, the state and out-of-state registration number on the vehicle in question and any other pertinent information. Any further questions regarding this matter should be directed to the Compliance Review Unit at (860) 263-5260 Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Please also notify the Assessment office so we can make a notation.
I own a business in Town. Am I required to file a Declaration of Business Personal Property?
As required by State Statute, all businesses in Connecticut must file an annual Declaration of Personal Property (assets used for the business) by November 1st to the town in which said business is located.
What if my vehicle was sold, junked, totaled, stolen, donated, repossessed, registered out-of-state?
Please see our motor vehicle page regarding questions about motor vehicle assessment adjustments.
What is a Declaration of Personal Property?
The Declaration of Personal Property is a form used to declare all assets used for a business to the Town in which said business is located. This declaration should not include inventory.
What is the 2014 Grand List mill rate?
The 2014 Grand List mill rate in Rocky Hill is 29.7 (for every 1,000 in assessment value, the taxes are $29.70)
What is the due date for Declarations of Business Personal Property?
The due date of Business Personal Property Declarations is November 1st, annually.
When is the next revaluation scheduled for the Rocky Hill?
The next revaluation date for the Town is October 1, 2018.