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Board of Equalization Hearings

February 14, 2020



County of Botetourt

Public notice is hereby given that the Board of Equalization for Botetourt County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of hearing complaints of inequalities in real estate reassessments, 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. Before a change can be granted, the taxpayer or their 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 20 minutes to minimize waiting. To appear before the Board of Equalization, please call 540-613-7820, from 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Meetings of the Board to hear objections will be held at the Greenfield Education and Training Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. The dates and times are:

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 24, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, May 1, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Additional dates and times will be scheduled if necessary and advertised, by County ordinance, all applications must be received by 5:00 P. M. on May 15, 2020, and the Board of Equalization must complete its work by June 30, 2020.

By order of the Botetourt County Board of Equalization
John Kilby, Chairman