Special Assessments

Overview


Special assessments are a compulsory charge for a particular improvement or service which benefits the owners of certain properties and which are also undertaken in the interest of the public.

View the Special Assessments Policy (PDF) for more detailed information on special assessments.

View Special Assessments


A computer is available in the Engineering Department for viewing special assessment information at no charge.  Property Identification Number (PIN) is needed to utilize the computer.

A written search may be obtained for $15.

Senior Citizen Special Assessment Deferral


The City of Blaine does endorse the principle of deferment of special assessments for certain senior citizens where the payment of said special assessments constitute a hardship. View Resolution 12-112 (PDF) for details. 

The following forms are required in order to process a request for Senior Citizen Deferment.
Both forms must be completed and signed. 
City of Blaine Application for Senior Citizen Deferment (PDF) 
Anoka County Application for Senior Citizen Deferment (PDF)