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APPEAL TYPE

DESCRIPTION

 

FILING TIMELINE

 

APPLICATION FORM

REGULAR ASSESSMENT (also known as Decline in Value)

·        A regular assessment occurs annually and is reflected as the Assessor’s valuation of property on the tax bill.

·        File this type of appeal if you believe the value of your property as of January 1 of the current year is less than the assessed value on the tax bill.

 

 

 

July 2 to November 30

 

 
The 2017 filing period for Regular (decline in value) Appeals is closed. It will reopen on July 2, 2018.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL ASSESSMENT

·        A supplemental assessment occurs when property is reassessed due to change in ownership (such as purchase of a new home) or new construction (such as adding a bedroom).

·        File this type of appeal if you believe the supplemental assessment was initiated in error and/or the assessed value is inaccurate.

 

 

Within 60 days of mailing date or postmark date on the Notice of Supplemental Assessment, whichever is later

 

 
Submit a Supplemental Assessment Appeal

Click here for instructions for the Supplemental Assessment Appeal form  

ESCAPE ASSESSMENT

·         An escape assessment occurs when events taking place in prior years (such as new construction) were not discovered in a timely manner by the Assessor. Upon discovery, the Assessor reassesses the property and issues a Notice of Enrollment of Escape Assessment.

·        File this type of appeal if you believe the escape assessment was initiated in error and/or the assessed value is inaccurate.

 

 

Within 60 days of mailing date or postmark date on the Notice of Enrollment of Escape Assessment, whichever is later

 

 
Submit an Escape Assessment Appeal

Click here for instructions for the Escape Assessment Appeal form  

CALAMITY ASSESSMENT

·         A calamity assessment occurs when a natural disaster (such as flood or fire) or other misfortune damages your property. The Assessor revalues your property and issues a Notice of Supplemental Assessment.

·        File this type of appeal if you believe the calamity assessment was conducted in error and/or the assessed value is inaccurate.

 

 

Within 6 months of mailing date on Notice of Supplemental Assessment

 

 
Submit a Calamity Assessment Appeal

Click here for instructions for the Calamity Assessment Appeal form  

ANY TYPE

·         Use this area to download the Assessment Appeals Application in order to manually complete and file any of the appeal types listed above.

 

As described above

 

 
Click here to download the application form for manual completion

Click here for instructions for the Assessment Appeal form  

 


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