Real Property Tax Rates
The Town of Ridgely’s real property tax rate is $0.5686 per $100 of assessed value.
The Caroline County real property tax rate for properties within the town limits of Ridgely is $0.98 per $100 of assessed value.
The County collects the town’s real property taxes on our behalf. Payments are due by October 1st of each year to avoid interest and penalties.
Personal Property Tax Rates
The Town of Ridgely’s business personal property tax rate is $1.275 per $100 of assessed value.
The Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation sends billing information to the Town, and then we issue invoices to the businesses. Payments are due within 60 days of the date of invoice.
Please see the Schedule of Fees for new construction projects for information about water & sewer connection and allocation fees.Pay Your Bill
Building & Construction Fees
Rental Property Registration Fees
All rental properties in the Town of Ridgely must be registered. Please bring a completed rental registration form and the $100 fee to the Town Office during regular business hours. Please review the rental property checklist on page 2 of the registration form carefully before submitting your registration.Rental Property Registration Form
Park Reservation Fees
Martin Sutton Park may be reserved for special events. There is a $50 rental fee and $100 security deposit. The rental fee is non-refundable. The rental fee is waived for eligible non-profits. Please review the park reservation form for additional information.Park Reservation Form
Special Event Fees
Large events require a special event permit. There are various fees charged based on the type and size of event. Please review the special event form for more details and contact the Town Office at 410-634-2177 with any questions.Special Event Form
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Fees
FOIA requests that take more than two hours to prepare will be billed at an hourly rate. Copy fees are $0.25 per page for black & white; $1.00 per page for color. Please review the FOIA request form for additional information.FOIA Request Form