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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.


The 2014 filing period is extended to December 1.
The normal filing period is July 2 to November 30.

 

 

 

July 2 to December 1

 

Click here to complete and electronically submit a Regular Assessment Appeal

Click here for instructions for the Regular Assessment Appeal form

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

 

Click here to complete and electronically 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

 

Click here to complete and electronically 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

 

Click here to complete and electronically submit a Calamity Assessment Appeal

Click here for instructions for the Calamity Assessment Appeal form

ANY TYPE

·         Use this area to download the Application for Changed Assessment 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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