Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Assessors — See Ch. 2.710.
There shall be a Deputy Assessor, appointed by the Director of Municipal Finance, with the consent of the Mayor. (See Charter Section 5-4.)
A. 
The Deputy Assessor shall cause to be appraised real and personal property in the Town, perform field measurements and inspections of residential and commercial buildings, including new buildings, additions, major alterations, demolition and partial construction.
B. 
The Deputy Assessor shall cause to be inspected land and land changes resulting from map changes, deed transfers and subdivision changes, and using appropriate appraisal techniques, make estimates of market value of said properties.
C. 
The Deputy Assessor shall keep apprised of all deed transfers, check deeds for change of ownership, and adjust Town property records to reflect such transfers
D. 
The Deputy Assessor shall maintain records on permanent properties, including collected data and calculated cost with depreciation, current market and assessed valuation considered.
E. 
The Deputy Assessor shall keep a record of abatements as granted by the Board of Assessors and prepare all certificates of abatement to be transmitted to the Town Treasurer/Collector, or person performing similar functions.
F. 
The Deputy Assessor shall manage the day-to-day activities and personnel of the Assessors' office.
G. 
The Deputy Assessor shall mail a letter along with appropriate forms to all commercial property owners by March 1 of each year requesting income and expense information of the property owner.