Lane County Property Value Appeals Board recruiting new members

Lane County Property Value Appeals Board recruiting new members
Posted on 08/21/2023

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. 


The Board hears petitions for reduction of real market, assessed, and specially assessed values of property, and considers applications to excuse liability for penalties. At a hearing, based on evidence presented by the taxpayer and the County, the Board makes a determination of a property’s value, and issues an order. Training is provided.                                     


To qualify to serve on the Board you must be a resident of Lane County and have an interest or employment background in real property appraisal, finance, or real estate. Applicants cannot be an employee of the County or any taxing district within the County. 


“The Property Value Appeals Board plays a crucial role in ensuring fairness and accuracy in our local tax assessment system,” said Lane County Clerk Dena Dawson. “The Board provides a way for property owners to appeal their property’s values and engages citizens in the valuation process, promoting transparency and equity in property taxation.” 


To learn more or download an application, visit The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2023. Applications can be sent to Lane County Deeds and Records, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401.