Assessor Rebecca M Tonigan, CIAO
Property Tax Payment Schedule

The Lake County Board unanimously passed an ordinance allowing taxpayers to spread their property tax payments over four installments, instead of the usual two installments.

Tax payments were originally due on June 8 and Sept. 8. Under the ordinance, property owners must still pay the full amount of taxes due, but may spread them over four payments on the schedule outlined below without incurring any interest penalties if paid on the due date:

  • 50% of the first installment payment is due by June 8, 2020
  • 50% of the first installment payment is due by Aug. 7, 2020
  • 50% of the second installment payment is due by Sept. 8, 2020
  • 50% of the second installment payment is due by Nov. 9, 2020

**Property owners with taxes in escrow are exempt from the ordinance.

Lake County Assessor's Senior Assessment Freeze Renewal Notices set to arrive the week of June 1.

The County's mailing will not include the 2020 PTAX-340 Assessment Freeze application. The County made a decision to have applicants file the annual renewal application online. The 2020 Senior Freeze Form is available on our website.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the application deadline has been extended to October 1, 2020.

Instructions to file online are available here and you may also contact a staff member at 847-381-1120 for assistance.

Due to the pandemic and the challenge to filing online, my office is accepting completed PTAX-340 forms, for my staff to file online, if you have filed for the freeze in prior years. Call 847-381-1120 to make an appointment.

If this year is the first year you are filing for the Senior Freeze, you can make an appointment to meet with a staff member or you can file online.

To qualify for the Senior Freeze, applicants must:

  • Own and occupy the home on January 1, 2019 and January 1, 2020.
  • Be age 65 or older
  • Have a total household income of $65,000 or less. Household income includes the income of all persons using the property as their principal dwelling place on January 1 of the tax year.

Please note this exemption must be renewed annually.

Properties Held in Trust
If your property is held in a trust, we must verify you are a beneficiary of the trust. The exemptions cannot be applied without this verification. Please bring a copy of your trust. If you have questions, call us directly at 847-381-1120.

Check out our Tax Relief link for other available exemptions.

Deputy assessors are in the field measuring new construction and taking photos of recent sales.

We are here to serve you!

Sincerely,
Rebecca M. Tonigan, CIAO
Highway Commissioner Thomas J Podgorski
Rain, Rain, Go Away...

May's rain total was a 150-year record breaker! Water issues aren't always handled by the Road District. We can only attempt to control surface water, not ground water. Any water on private property is the homeowner's responsibility. If you live in unincorporated Cuba Township, please call our office with concerns of water in the right of ways. If your water issue is on private property, please contact the Lake County Building and Engineering Division at 847-377-4444.

Hart Road to Close for Reconstruction and Widening
The Lake County Division of Transportation will be closing Hart Road at US Route 14 in Barrington starting Monday, May 18 at 6 a.m. The road is scheduled to reopen late Monday, August 17.

Detour Route: Lake Cook Road to IL Route 59 to US Route 14 to Cuba Road. On the south side of Hart Road, local traffic will have access to the local businesses, residences and Barrington High School from Lake Cook Road, as indicated by blue arrows on the detour map. On the north side of Hart Road, traffic will be reduced to only southbound lanes between Taylor St. and US Route 14. 

Effective May 27, 2020 - No new mulch delivery requests accepted.

Any questions, comments or concerns please contact the Road District 847.381.7793 during normal business hours 7 AM – 3 PM.

The Road District no longer accepts items for recycling. Visit Prairieland Disposal , Wauconda Recycling and Solid Waste Agency of Lake County for recycling opportunities.

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