Assessment Review

Informal Assessment Reviews

The Assessor’s office accepts informal assessment review requests annually from September through November. Changes to assessments based on an Informal review are applied to the next roll and are not retroactive.

Additional information is available by contacting the Assessor's Office by phone 585-784-5215 or by email.

Formal Assessment Reviews

The Tentative Assessment Roll is filed each May 1, and this marks the beginning of the formal review process.

The formal reviews are conducted annually on Grievance day—the 4th Tuesday of each May.

A New York State Office of Real Property Services RP-524 Grievance Form is required.

Form RP-524 will also be available at the Assessor’s office on May 1.

A completed Form RP-524, signed and dated, must be filed at the Assessor’s Office at Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, on or before 8:00 PM on Grievance Day—the fourth Tuesday in May.


Additional information on how to file a grievance is available online from the 
Department of Taxation and Finance  
Please call the Assessor’s Office at (585) 784-5215 if you have any questions.