Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)

Board of Property Tax Appeals petition forms, and instructions, are available below.  The deadline to file your petition is January 3, 2023. There is a $35 per account filing fee.

Hearings will begin in February 2023 and conclude no later than April 15, 2023.


Please submit your completed petition and filing fee to:

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

Forms

Real Property Petition (Instructions) - use this form to appeal the value of your home, manufactured structure, buildings, land and industrial machinery and equipment.

Personal Property Petition (Instructions) - use this form to appeal business personal property and floating property only.

Authorization to Represent Form - Use this form to authorize a person other than the owner to sign a petition and represent the owner before the Board of Property Tax Appeals.

Petition for Waiver of Late Filing Penalty (Instructions) - use this form to appeal all or part of the penalty assessed for late filing of an industrial real or personal property return.

Appointing Board Order

Purpose

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

The Board of Property Tax Appeals 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.

Membership

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 board of property tax appeals begins on the date of appointment and ends on the June 30 next following appointment, or when the member resigns or is replaced, whichever occurs first.
Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)
125 East 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
541-682-4275
541-682-3330 FAX

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

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