Public Notice – Board Of Equalization Hearings

PUBLIC NOTICE

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION FOR 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 hearing date(s) and time(s) are:

March 21, 2022:         2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

March 22, 2022:         9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

March 23, 2022:         2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

March 24, 2022:        2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

March 25, 2022:         9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

March 28, 2022:         2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

March 29, 2022:         9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

March 30, 2022:         9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS TO THE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION IS APRIL 15, 2022.

Ordinance O2021-06

By Order of the Nelson County Board of Equalization.

Application to BOE

You have the right under § 58.1-3331, to review and obtain copies of all the assessment records pertaining to the assessing officer’s determination of fair market value of such real property and to request that the Assessor make a physical examination of the subject property. These records are available at the Commissioner of Revenue located at 84 Courthouse Square in Lovingston, Virginia, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8am and 5pm. To schedule a physical examination with the Assessor’s please call 434-263-7070, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8am and 5pm.

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