Government: Departments

Tax Assessor

The Vernon Township Division of Tax Assessments, within the Vernon Township Department of Administration, is responsible for the following:

  • valuing all real and personal property in the township for purposes of assessment and taxation
  • preparing the tax list
  • maintaining the township tax map
  • conducting property appraisals for municipal purposes

The table below provides an overview of the total assessed valuation for the Township of Vernon on January 30, 2015. As it relates to property taxes, the valuation is used in determining the annual tax rate and apportioning tax dollars for the the township, the public school district and the county.

2016 Ratable Base and Exempt Properties Summary
ClassType# ParcelsLand ValueImprov. ValueTotal Value
1Vacant2,104$74,739,5000$74,739,500
2Residential10,665$1,140,842,200$1,177,917,100$2,318,759,300
3AFarm (Regular)118$15,881,700$22,612,100$38,493,800
3BFarm (Qualified)198$1,611,8000$1,611,800
4ACommercial341$76,520,900$82,730,000$159,250,900
4BIndustrial22$4,056,500$17,954,400$22,010,900
4CApartment4$750,000$1,936,700$2,686,700
RATABLE TOTAL13,452$1,314,402,600$1,303,150,300$2,617,552,900
 
ClassType# ParcelsLand ValueImprov. ValueTotal Value
15APublic Schools6$3,055,900$45,573,400$48,629,300
15BOther School1$256,000$411,300$667,300
15CPublic Property419$126,366,400$8,737,900$135,104,300
15DCharitable25$5,948,300$10,521,500$16,469,800
15ECemetery4$454,600$73,300$527,900
15FMiscellaneous53$7,733,300$8,830,000$15,563,300
EXEMPT TOTAL508$143,814,500$74,147,400$217,961,900