Craven County, North Carolina Tax Assessors' Office
226 Pollock Street
New Bern, North Carolina 28560
Where is the Craven County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Craven County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Craven County Tax Assessor's Office oversees the appraisal and assessment of properties as well as the billing and collection of property taxes for all taxable real estate located in Craven County.
Contact the assessor's office if you need help with paying your property taxes, applying for a homestead exemption or other tax exemption, reporting upgrades to your home, appealing your property tax assessment, or verifying your property records.
Submitting a Craven County property tax appeal
If you believe that your house has been unfairly overappraised (i.e. appraised at a value higher than the true market value of the property), you can attempt to get your home re-appraised at a lower value by contacting the Assessor's Office to submit a property tax appeal.
You will have to submit a form describing your property and sufficient proof that it is overassessed, including valuations of similar homes nearby as evidence. If your appeal is accepted, your home assessment (and property taxes) will be lowered as a result.
If you would like to appeal your property, call the Craven County Assessor's Office at (252) 636 6604 and ask for a property tax appeal form. Keep in mind that property tax appeals are generally only accepted in a 1-3 month window each year.
For more information and example appeals, see how to appeal your property taxes.
Useful Craven County Facts:
The median home value in Craven County is between $146,703.00 and $156,297.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Craven County?
You can try contacting the Craven County local government directly with any issues the Assessor's Office can't solve. In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office.
The county seat for Craven County is located in the County Courthouse in New Bern, which is located at 406 Craven Street. You can direct your general inquiries to Craven County with the contact info listed below.
Craven County Phone Number
Craven County Fax Number
Craven County County Courthouse Address
406 Craven Street
New Bern, NC 28560-4911
Useful Craven County Links:
- Craven County Government Homepage
- Property Tax Search Tool & GIS Map
- Text-Based Public Inquiry
- Craven County Assessors' Office Homepage
- Property Sale Search
- Pay Your Property Tax