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Public Notice – Board of Equalization Additional Meeting Dates





Public notice is hereby given pursuant to §58.1-3378 of the Code of VA that the Board of Equalization for Nelson County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of equalizing real estate assessments in Nelson County and for the purpose of hearing complaints on inequalities wherein the property owners allege a lack of uniformity in assessment, or errors in acreage in such real estate assessments.   The Board shall also hear complaints that real property is assessed at more than fair market value.  Pursuant to §58.1-3379 of the Code of VA, in all cases brought before the Board, there shall be a presumption that the valuation determined by the assessor is correct.  Accordingly, the burden of proof shall be upon a taxpayer seeking relief to show that the property in question is valued at more than its fair market value, that the assessment is not uniform in its application, or that the assessment is otherwise not equalized. 

To appear before the Board of Equalization please call (434) 263-7075 to make an appointment. Meetings of the Board to hear objections will be held in the former General District/J&D Courtroom located in the Courthouse.  The date(s) and time(s) are:

 March 24, 2014           9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

March 25, 2014           9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

March 31, 2014           9:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

April 2,     2014           9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

April 3,     2014           9:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

(Additional dates and times will be scheduled, if necessary and advertised).

  By Order of the Nelson County Board of Equalization.