901 Atlantic Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: 522-2030 ext 1340
Fax: 609-846-9995

Department Contact(s) :

Jason Hesley - jhesley@northwildwood.com
 

Department Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Assessment of Property Value Assisting Appraisers and Taxpayers Property Addresses Property Deductions Property Record Card Data Providing Variance Lists Tax Map Maintenance

Property Assessments

Yearly Assessment Notices will be sent out by the 1st of February of the current year and will list the prior year taxes. Information about the Appeal Process will appear on the back of the notice.

Tax appeals must be paid, processed and received by April first by the Cape May County Tax Board.  All municipal charges must be current to have a hearing.

The tax rate is per $100. Multiply the assessment by the tax rate to arrive at the amount of property tax owed.

Active Service Periods For Veteran Property Deductions

Mission Inception Termination
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm August 2, 1990 Ongoing
Panama Peace Keeping Mission December 20, 1989 January 31, 1990
Lebanon Peace Keeping Mission August 26, 1982 December 1, 1987
Grenada Peacekeeping Mission October 23, 1983 November 21, 1983
Vietnam Conflict December 31, 1960 May 7, 1975
Korean Conflict June 23, 1950 January 31, 1955
World War II September 16, 1940 December 31, 1946
World War I April 6, 1917 November 11, 1918
 

Required Documents

For claim by veteran: Service Record, DD214 and Identification (Drivers License, Voter Registration, etc.)For claim by surviving spouse of a veteran or service person: The veteran's death certificate and proof of New Jersey residency at time of death.For claim by 100% disabled veteran and for surviving spouse of a 100% disabled American veteran or surviving spouse of a 100% disabled service person; DD214 and Letter of Declaration from the Veterans' AdministrationPerson aged 65 or over permanently and totally disabled, or the surviving spouse of a person over age 55 and totally disabled; Annual income not to exceed $10,000, not including Social Security payment.

Property exemption an abatement program for new construction and renovation. Public speaking and group information.

Note: Because there are many exceptions to the rule, each applicant should confer with the Assessor about their eligibility.

Property assessments can be viewed online on the Cape May County Internet Map Server. To view property values for a particular address or block/lot please visit: http://www.capemaycountyims.net and follow the links as described below.

  1. From the Home Page click MAPS.
  2. You must accept the terms of the Use Agreement to continue.
  3. Click Parcels. A new window will appear.
  4. Read and OK the disclaimer.
  5. Change the drop down labeled "Select A Layer" to Municipalities.
  6. Click Start Search
  7. Select Your Search Criteria to continue.