Tax Assessor

General Information

Location: 625 Station Avenue
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035

Hours of Operation: Mondays – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The assessor is scheduled to be in the office every Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. He is available by appointment only. Call or ">Email for an appointment.

Tax Assessor : Tom Colavecchio, CTA
Assessing Clerk:  Phone: 856-547-7164 ext. 33

The Tax Assessor’s Office is responsible for establishing and maintaining the assessed value for each property located within the Borough. The Tax Assessor is also responsible for reviewing and approving all deductions (including Seniot Citizen, Veteran and Disabled), approve tax exemptions, defence of tax appeals, maintenance of tax maps, review of property sales and updating of property ownership and mailing addresses. 

The assessed value of your home can change for a variety of reasons including improvements made to the home or a consistent shift in the market. When market values have changed sufficiently throughout the community the County will notify the municipality that they must perform a revaluation (performed by an outside contractor) or reassessment (performed in-house).


Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights – P. L. 2017, c. 128.
The Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights ensures that: 1) All property taxpayers are accorded the basic rights of fair and equitable treatment under the State Constitution and laws of New Jersey; 2) All property taxpayers receive the information and assistance they need to understand and meet their property tax responsibilities.
Services to Property Taxpayers
As a property taxpayer, you have the right to obtain information explained in simple,
nontechnical terms about: 

  • Your responsibilities and rights as a property owner and property taxpayer;
  • Your real property assessment and how it is determined and calculated;
  • Your right to appeal and how to appeal an assessment you believe is incorrect as to your property or as to another property in the same county and the time limits involved;
  • Your right, in the context of a property tax appeal, to view the property record card of
    other real property in the municipality;
  • Responsiveness You have the right to expect questions will be responded to within a
    reasonable amount of time;
  • Statements and Notices You have the right to expect all notices you receive will clearly identify the purpose of the communication and the proper procedure when responding;
  • For More Information Many Local Property Tax forms and publications are available
    on our website;


The NJ Law requires that the Tax Assessor’s office to keep all property assessments current.  The Assessor’s inspector may visit your property if the property owner or their contractor obtained a building permit to build a new building, update, improve, expand, remodel, redecorate, rehab, and/or demolish an exisiting building located in Haddon Heights.

Please cooperate with the Assessor’s inspector(s) who will perform and interior and exterior examination of your home or business, and request information to confirm the type of work done, or to be done, the cost of the project, and the date the job was, or is to be completed.  This inspection is completed in addition to any inspection(s) required by the Haddon Heights Building Inspection Department before October 1.  The inspector will visit your property unannounced in the day, early evening, or on a Saturday.  This method of inspection is very cost effective and we greatly appreciate your help allowing the inspector to collect the data required.  The inspectors who work for the Tax Assessor’s office are: Judith Shoemaker (Judi), Jeffery Scott Pierson (Scott), and Tom Colavecchio.  Each inspector WILL WEAR AN OFFICIAL HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH ID BADGE with their name and photo on it.

If you have and questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the Tax Assessor’s office at (856) 547-7164 ext. 33.  Thank you for your anticipated cooperation with this inspection process.

Below are the photos and names of the inspectors.

Tom Colavecchio, Tax Assessor/Inspector


Jeffery Pierson photo
Jeffery Scott Pierson (Scott), Inspector


Judith Shoemaker, Inspector





Other information can be obtained by contacting:

•  The State of New Jersey
•  The Camden County Board of Taxation