Our mission is to provide fiscal stability by fairly and equitably determining the valuation of all real and personal property within the City of Chelsea.

The Assessor's Office is responsible for the assessment and abatements of real estate and personal property taxes as well as the abatements of motor vehicle excise taxes. The office also handles personal exemptions, tax deferrals, and maintenance of property record cards. Our office is available to answer any questions regarding these topics and will gladly direct you to the appropriate department for all other inquiries.

  • FY 2022 Residential Tax Rate = $13.25 per thousand
  • FY 2022 Commercial/Industrial/Personal Property Tax Rate = $25.72 per thousand
  • Residential Exemption = $2,868.22 in tax dollars that equates to $216,469 in assessed value
  • For Tax Rate History, please visit Real Property Data


Contact Info

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday Evening: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Email the Assessor's Office

Phone: (617) 466-4010
Fax: (617) 466-4019
Address: Chelsea City Hall, Room #211
500 Broadway Chelsea, MA 02150 United States
See map: Google Maps

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Ted Costigan Chief Assessor 6174664014
Jim Sullivan, MAA Assistant Assessor 6174664012
Paulette Velastegui Office Manager 6174664011
Nelson Martinez Data Manager 6174664015
Juliana Ramirez Clerk  6174664013

Additional Information

Helpful Links

Pay Bills Online

Motor Vehicles

Real Property Information

Secretary of Commonwealth Sites

Professional Organizations