River Forest Township is open for appeals with the Cook County Assessor. River Forest is set to close its appeal period March 19th. Appeals may be filed on-line at the Cook County Assessor's website: CookCountyAssessor.com. We can assist you in finding comparable properties. If you would like an appeal packet, please you may call our office at 708-366-2787. Please leave your name, address and phone number twice. Please speak slowly and clearly and have patience during this very busy time.
The Township Assessor serves as the local liaison with the Cook County Assessor office. The River Forest Township Assessor's Office acts as a tax payer advocate for local residents in the Cook County property tax system. With almost 1.8 million parcels in Cook County, assessments are determined triennially through a mass appraisal system by the Cook County Assessor. Our goal is to educate our taxpayers and to provide assistance and as they navigate the Cook County residential property system.
The Township Assessor's Office provides a multitude of services related to residential properties including:
Assessed valuation complaints or appeals with the Cook County Assessor and Cook County Board of Review
Property characteristic descriptions
Seminars on property assessments during appeal periods