Assessor’s Office
Contact: Theresa Golden, IAO- Assessor

Mary Gilbert – Assessment Clerk Address: Van Buren Town Hall
7575 Van Buren Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Hours: 8:30am – 4:00pm (Closed for lunch 1:00pm – 2:00pm)

Phone: (315) 635 7997

Additional Links:

For additional information:

Fair Assessments: A Guide for Property Owners

Assessments vs. Taxes: What’s the Difference?

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for placing an equitable value on each parcel located in Van Buren. This is achieved each year through annually updating values to maintain assessments at 100%, as prescribed by the New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services. The Assessor is available by appointment throughout the year to discuss assessments. The functions of the Assessor’s Office include:

    • Value property
    • Process exemptions
    • Verify sales data
    • Collect data on new construction

Key dates that affect the assessment process:

  • March 1 Taxable Status Date
  • March 1 Exemption Filing Deadline
  • May 1 Tentative Roll Filed
  • July 1 Final Roll Filed

Grievance Day: 4th Tuesday in May, By appointment only. Form required RP- 524

For property assessment information, visit Onondaga County’s website( For assessment process, required forms or Real Property Tax Law information visit State website(

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