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, 2017. 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.

2017 Ratable Base and Exempt Properties Summary
ClassType# ParcelsLand ValueImprov. ValueTotal Value
1Vacant2,094$74,436,3000$74,436,300
2Residential10,669$1,138,971,400$1,167,279,800$2,306,251,200
3AFarm (Regular)115$15,676,500$22,251,600$37,928,100
3BFarm (Qualified)204$1,610,4000$1,610,400
4ACommercial336$76,960,800$83,748,400$160,709,200
4BIndustrial21$3,944,000$17,954,400$21,898,400
4CApartment4$750,000$1,936,700$2,686,700
RATABLE TOTAL13,443$1,312,349,400$1,293,170,900$2,605,520,300
 
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 Property422$126,641,200$8,737,900$135,379,100
15DCharitable27$6,242,300$10,597,400$16,839,700
15ECemetery4$454,600$73,300$527,900
15FMiscellaneous55$8,097,200$9,436,300$17,553,500
EXEMPT TOTAL515$144,747,200$74,829,600$219,576,800