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General Timeline


Property owner files the Assessment Appeal Application

In accordance with legal requirements for type of appeal being filed



Clerk of the Board assigns an appeal number and sends the applicant a letter acknowledging receipt of the appeal

As soon as possible after receipt of application


Clerk of the Board reviews the application and sends the applicant a letter either:

·        Verifying that the application is complete and ready to be scheduled for hearing, or

·        Requesting additional information required to complete the application review process, or

·        Denying the application

Within 12 months of filing


Clerk of the Board sends notice of scheduled hearing

At least 45 days prior to hearing



Hearing is conducted and decision is rendered by Appeals Board or Hearing Officer


Within 24 months of filing


After hearing, the Assessor’s office processes any necessary roll corrections.  If the applicant is due a refund, the Auditor’s office sends a claim form to the taxpayer.  Once the taxpayer returns the claim form, the refund is sent to the taxpayer.

Timeline for the entire process may vary, but once taxpayer returns the claim form, the check is usually sent out within three working days.



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Laura H. Welch
   Clerk of the Board
Lynna Monell
   Chief Deputy
   Clerk of the Board
Donna Young
   Executive Secretary

County of San Bernardino
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

385 N. Arrowhead Ave.
2nd floor
San Bernardino,
CA 92415-0130

Assessment Appeals
(909) 387-4413

General Information
(909) 387-3841

(909) 387-4554

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