Property Value Appeals Board (Formerly Board of Property Tax Appeals - BOPTA)

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from people interested in serving on the Lane County Property Value Appeals Board for the 2023-2025 term. 

What does the Board do?  
The Board hears appeals, from taxpayers, of the value of their property.  At a hearing, based on evidence presented by the taxpayer and the County, the Board makes a determination of the property's value, and issues an order.  Training is provided.

What are the qualifications to serve on the Board?
1. Applicants must be residents of Lane County.
2. Applicants should have an interest in, or employment background in real property appraisal, finance, or real estate. 
3. Applicants cannot be employees of the County or any taxing district within the County.

For more details about the Board, see the Vacancy Notice.


Application Deadline:  5:00 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2023.

Lane County Property Value Appeals Board
125 E 8th Ave
Eugene OR 97401


Hears petitions for reduction of assessed, specially assessed, and real market values of property, and considers applications to excuse liability for penalties.

The Property Value Appeals Board is a Mandated Special Board. Mandated Special Boards and Committees consist of a group of citizens appointed pursuant to statute and charged with certain independent decision-making and other responsibilities over a certain area of County government. (Lane Manual 3.505). Applicants may be asked to undergo an interview process.


Three-member board is selected by the County Clerk from a pool of members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, per ORS 309.067 (see Lane Manual 3.560 for details).

Note: You may submit an application at any time. Applications are kept for 12 months from the date the application is received and will be considered should a vacancy occur within that time frame Applications are also available in the Board of Commissioners office, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th

Membership Term

The term of each member of a county property value appeals board begins on the date of appointment and ends on the second June 30 following the date of appointment, or when the member resigns or is replaced, whichever occurs first.
Property Value Appeals Board (formerly BOPTA)
125 East 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
541-682-3330 FAX

9:00am - Noon
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

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