FALL CLEAN-UP With CHOUTEAU TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
WEEK OF OCT 11th - 14th, 2022
MADISON COUNTY HAS CANCELED ALL HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP OFF DATES...
Check out their website for more information
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETINGS 2022
Start Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 906 Thorngate Road (Chouteau Township Hall)
FYI... Township Multiplier
WHY...Each year the State of Illinois Department of Revenue conducts a Sales Ratio Study in order to determine whether or not the assessed values of properties within each township in Madison County, (and all IL counties), are at the statutory level of 33.33%, or 1/3 of fair market value. If the study shows a township's median level of assessment to be above or below the statutory level of 33.33%, or 1/3 of market value, then an equalizer factor, or multiplier, should be applied. This factor will either increase or decrease your property's assessed value.
WHO...At this time the Board of Review has two options. 1. A single state issued countrywide multiplier, which only impacts the property's assessed value for one year. This type of equalization cannot be appealed, and does nothing to improve the median level of assessment for your township. 2. A Board of Review issued township multiplier, which may be appealed to the State of Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB), and does improve your township's median level of assessment. The township multipliers are more equitable on a township-by-township basis than the single state issued countrywide factor.
WHAT... Before deciding to appeal, you need to know two things. 1. What is the Fair Market Value of the property? This can be determined by a recent purchase rice or appraisal of your property, or by recent sales of comparable properties within your neighborhood. 2. What are the assessed values of comparable properties within your neighborhood? Comparable properties being ones that are similar to yours in construction style, size, and age.
WHERE... Information on sales may be obtained from the M.L.S., (Multiple Listing Services), or local Realtors. Your best evidence is an evidence is an appraisal or recent purchase of your property. Information to determine which properties are comparable, and what their assessments are is available at the local township assessor's office. If you're not able to meet with your assessor, the Chief County Assessment office does have the assessed values for all properties in your township, and the web address is: WWW.CO.MADISON.IL.US/DEPARTMENTS/CHIEF_COUNTY_ASSESMENT_OFFICE
WHEN & HOW... If you have evidence indicating that your property's assessed value is greater than 33.33% of its fair market value, or above the median level of assessment for the county, you may appeal to the Stat of Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) within 30 days of the date printed on the township multiplier assessment change notice. Forms and instructions are available at: WWW.PTAB.ILLINOIS.GOV/FILING.HTML
VERY IMPORTANT... WHEN FILING ON THE EQUALIZATION OR MULTIPLIER CARD RECEIVED IN MARCH, THE PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S JURISDICTION IS LIMITED TO THE REMOVAL OF THE AMOUNT OF INCREASE IN ASSESSED VALUE DUE TO THE TOWNSHIP MULTIPLIER.
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Public Hearing Notices
(Please Note: all this information & more is on the Madison County Planning & Development Website)
Zoning Board of Appeals that Pertain to Chouteau Township will be posted below for 2022:
**The Zoning Board of Appeals does not meet on SITE anymore. The applicants and interested parties are to meet the board at the Administration Building in Edwardsville. All hearings are open to public comment.**
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE -
TUESDAY, June 28, 2022
Z22-0038 - Petition of SBK Group, LLC, applicant on behalf of Ronald & Larry Blake, owners of record, requesting a Special Use Permit as per 93.032, Section D, Item 7 of the Madison County Zoning Ordinance in order to operate an Eating and Drinking Establishment in the existing structure on site. This is located in a "B-4" Wholesale Business District in Chouteau Township at 5528 Maryville Road, Granite City, Illinois, County Board District #21, PIN# 18-1-14-33-02-201-001
TUESDAY, May 24, 2022
Z22-0034 - Petition of Danielle Trask, Owner of record with Joey Muscarella, requesting a Special Use Permit as per 93.025, Section G, Item 9 of the Madison County Zoning Ordinance in order to place a mobile home on site for the occupancy of Danielle Trask and Family for a period not to exceed 5 years. This is located in an "R-3" Single Family Residential District in Chouteau Township at 1930 Roberta Ave, Granite City, Illinois, County Board District #21, PIN# 18-2-14-29-04-401-012
We have a Memorial Wreath & Yard Sign that can be displayed
at your home for a week and then returned to Township.
Please Call (618) 931-0360 For more information