Welcome to the City of North Tonawanda


Assessor’s Office 

Barbara W. Klenke, Assessor
City Hall, 216 Payne Avenue
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Phone: 716-695-8597 or 695-8000 Ext. 3
FAX: 716-505-2132


Normal Working Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST Monday through Friday
May 27, 2014 to August 29, 2014  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST Monday through Friday


Online Assessment Information (NEW)


Watch this space for special announcements


All exemption forms and renewals need to be in our office by March 2, 2015.



The North Tonawanda Assessor’s Office would like to announce that the Low Income Senior Renewal Forms will be mailed August 29th.

We will be accepting them in the Common Council Chambers starting Tuesday, September 2nd  to October 17, 2014 every Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, except Oct 13th, Columbus Day.


The Enhanced STAR Renewal Forms will be mailed September 12th.

We will be accepting them in the Common Council Chambers until October 17, 2014 every Monday through Friday except Oct. 13th, Columbus Day.


New senior applicants (those born in 1950 or earlier) will be accepted in the Common Council Chambers from September 2 to October 17, 2014.  Please call our office at 695-8597 to see what information you need to bring in.


Basic STAR recipients do not need to reapply with our office.

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July 1, 2014     2014 Final Assessment Roll

2014 Final Assessment Roll

May 1, 2014  2014 Tentative Assessment Roll

2014 Tentative Assessment Roll


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 Fran Painter         Real Property Appraiser Tech/Trainee     Franpainter@northtonawanda.org

Kathy Morgan             Assessor Information Clerk                 Kathymor@northtonawanda.org

 Janet Lynch                Clerk Typist P/T




Tax Mapping Information – Niagara County GIS


            Glossary of Terms

            Important Assessment Calendar Dates (select Municipal Summary)

            Municipal Profiles of Cities/Towns


          North Tonawanda Tax Rates per thousand of assessment

          2014/2015 School Tax Rate          21.740745

          2014/2015 Library Tax Rate             1.091804

                            Total                                                         $22.832549

          2015 County Tax Rate                      8.731363

          2015 Refuse District                          0.088887

                            Total                                                         $8.895731

          2014 City Tax Rate                                                    $13.040605


          Combined Tax Rate per thousand . . . . . .                 $44.768885



Downloadable PDF Exemption Forms and Instructions:

Basic STAR    

Enhanced STAR

Low Income Senior

E-STAR authorization for income verification

Renewal Application for Low Income Senior

Renewal Application for Enhanced STAR


Cold War Veteran

Disability – home   

Disability -Person   

 Home Improvement

 Business Investment


First Time Homebuyer 

 Non-Profit Mandatory

 Non-Profit Permissive

 Non-Profit a/b Use

Non-Profit Sch A

Commercial to Commercial/Residential

Request to Combine Lots

Request for a Property Review



Grievance and Small Claims Assessment Review

Grievance Form

Grievance Instructions

Board of Assessment Review

New Residential Review forms 2014

New Commercial Review forms 2014

Small Claims Form