Rules the Board of Review (pdf) - Includes meeting
dates, deadlines, and other details for citizens.
with the exception of Cook County, have a local appeal body
known as the Board of Review. Complaints on assessments must be
filed in writing with the Board of Review in the county in which
the property is located. In counties with populations less than
150,000, complaints must be filed by August 10th.
This date may be extended if the Supervisor of Assessments has
not met the required publishing dates. The Board of Review
publishes rules regarding appeals. Check with the Board of
Review office for the rules in your county.
The Board of Review office will supply you with a complaint
form. In Adams County, the Board of Review will review your
written complaint, and notify you of their tentative decision.
You may request a hearing after you have received your written
decision. You may represent yourself or have an attorney
It is important to remember that you are appealing the
assessment of your property upon which the actual bill will be
based. The Board of Review does not have the authority to change
a tax bill.
A list of all assessment changes will be published in a
newspaper in the county after the Board adjourns.
The Adams County Board of Review generally meets July 10th
through October 7th, Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. in the Board of Review conference room, unless there
is no business to conduct for that day.