BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
COUNTY OF NELSON
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 hearing complaints of inequalities including errors in acreage. Upon hearing such complaints, either oral or written, the Board will give consideration and increase, decrease, or affirm such real estate assessments. Pursuant to §58.1-3379 of the Code of VA, before a change can be granted, the taxpayer or his agent must overcome a clear presumption in favor of the assessment. The taxpayer or agent must provide a preponderance of the evidence that the assessment of the property is not uniform with the assessments of other similar properties or that the property is assessed in excess of its fair market value.
Appointments will be scheduled every 30 minutes to minimize waiting. To appear before the Board of Equalization, please call (434) 263-7003. Meetings of the Board to hear objections will be held in the Bridge Conference Room located in the Courthouse in Lovingston. Appellants must check in at the County Administrator’s Office. The final 2018 hearing date(s) and time(s) are:
Wednesday November 7, 2018: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday December 12, 2018: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
By Order of the Nelson County Board of Equalization.