Welcome to the Rockton Township Assessor’s Office!
Your Assessor is Dana Adams and your Deputy Assessor is January Fry. The Assessor’s Office is responsible for valuing all real property within Rockton Township in a just and equitable manner. We also offer assistance with assessment questions, provide assessment records, and answer questions about property information.
INFORMATION ON PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS:
Real property in Rockton Township is assessed at 33 1/3 percent of its fair market value. There are numerous factors involved in valuing property.
We plan to create a FAQs section to help with common questions we receive regarding property valuation. In the meantime, we encourage you Contact Us and we will be happy to address your inquiry. If you are looking for a property card or sketch, feel free to email your request including the address as well the PIN (parcel identification number) if you have it and we will reply in a timely manner.
You can view parcel and assessment details online by using the parcel inquiry website:
Parcel Details and Assessment Inquiry
Additionally, the Winnebago County Supervisor of Assessments has a helpful guide to your frequently asked questions, which is available here:
Supervisor of Assessment FAQs - Winnebago County, IL
COMMONLY REQUESTED EXEMPTION FORMS:
There are a number of exemptions available for property owners in Rockton Township. The most common exemptions are the general homestead exemption and the senior citizen exemption. Both forms are linked below.
Winnebago County, IL General Homestead Exemption Form
2022 Rental/Owner Occupancy Exemption
Winnebago County, IL Senior Citizen Exemption Form
Another frequently requested form is the Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Exemption Form, sometimes just called the “Senior Freeze.” This form is issued annually, and the updated version can be found on the Winnebago County Supervisor of Assessments exemption forms page, along with many other exemption forms: Winnebago County, IL Exemption Forms
PROPERTY ASSESSMENT APPEALS:
If you would like to appeal your property assessment, we encourage you to reach out to us via phone or email prior to filing an appeal. We want to ensure fair and equitable assessments throughout the Township, and we’d be happy to go over your concerns in case there is information we haven’t been made aware of regarding your property. However, if your property information is accurate and you still feel you are incorrectly assessed after our discussion, you can find information regarding the appeal process, forms, and filing deadlines here:
Winnebago County Board of Review
Appeals must be filed within 30 calendar days of the assessment publication date. Assessments are typically published toward the end of July, though dates can change. Please keep an eye on the
Supervisor of Assessments Homepage
for current publication news as July nears.
INFORMATION REGARDING PROPERTY TAXES:
We do not determine the tax rate, issue tax bills, or collect taxes.
For questions regarding your tax bill, you will need to contact the Winnebago County, IL Treasurer’s Office at 815-319-4400 or you can use the online property tax bill inquiry page to view or print your bill:
Winnebago County Property Tax Inquiry
You can find more information about property taxes here:
Winnebago County Treasurer FAQs
We often receive questions regarding property lines. If you need to know exactly where your property lines are, or if you are in a property line dispute, we recommend that you reach out to a property surveyor for assistance. If you want an approximate lay of your land, WinGIS is a wonderful resource. WinGIS provides an aerial view of properties, and by using the search function you’ll be able to see an approximate overview of your property lines:
WinGIS Property Search
Reach out to us anytime - we are always happy to help!
Rockton Township Assessor’s Office
1315 N Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072